Crisis Hotlines
1-800-232-4636   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.
1-800-621-4000   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 Hotline
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.
1-800-784-2433   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.