National AIDS Hotline
|The National AIDS Hotline (NAH) is an information
resource concerning the human immunodeficiency virus
(HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Services of NAH include responding to the public's
questions about HIV and AIDS and providing referrals
to State and local resources. All services, including
HIV and AIDS publications, are provided free of charge.
National Runaway Switchboard
|The mission of the National Runaway Switchboard
(NRS) is to help keep America’s runaway, homeless
and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. The National
Runaway Switchboard provides education and solution-focused
interventions, offers non-sectarian, non-judgmental
support, respects confidentiality, collaborates with
volunteers, and responds to at-risk youth and their
families 24 hours a day.
| 1-800-999-9999 NINELINE
|NINELINE is toll-free, a confidential crisis hotline
that operates 365 days a year, 4PM-8PM EST. The NINELINE
counselors crisis counselors utilize a database of
more than 30,000 social service and child welfare
agencies so callers can be connected with immediate
assistance - from whichever state or territory a call
originates. They answer thousands of phone calls every
year from kids, parents, and caregivers dealing with
serious problems like abuse, running away, and suicide.
| 1-800-656-4673 RAINN
|The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
hotline provides: 1) crisis intervention and support,
2) answers to your questions about recovering from
sexual assault, 3) information about medical issues,
4) explanations of the criminal justice system, and
what to expect when you report the crime to the police,
5) referrals to resources in your area, and 6) information
for family and friends of victims.
Suicide Crisis Center
|The Suicide Crisis Center links callers to a certified
crisis center nearest the caller's location. Crisis
centers networked under this single, toll-free number
are certified by the American Association of Suicidology,
thus assuring compliance with national standards and
quality of services .Callers reach an AAS-certified
suicide crisis center whose staff is highly trained
in de-escalating crises and in performing appropriate
interventions, particularly if a suicide seems imminent.