Worried about a friend? Dealing with some issues of your own? Hotlines are designed to help you handle any type of crisis. They have people who are trained to offer support or guidance when you need it most, and everything is confidential.
If you are in immediate danger, please call 911 or your local police station.
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Crisis Text Line: Text "SUPPORT" to 741741 to chat with a compassionate, trained counselor about anything.
The Covenant House Call 1-800-999-9999/tty: 1-800-999-9915 (7 days/week, 4pm-8pm EST) Email The Covenant House
Boys Town Call1-800-448-3000 (24/7) Live Chat with Boys Town (Monday-Thursday, 9pm-12pm EST) Email Boys Town
Crisis Call Center Call 1-800-273-8255 (24/7) Text ANSWER to 839863 (24/7)
Thursday's Child Call 1-800-872-5437 (24/7)
Depression & Suicide
The Trevor Project Call 866-488-7386 (24/7) Live Chat with the Trevor Project (Fridays 4pm- 5pm EST)
Dating Abuse & Domestic Violence
National Teen Dating Abuse 24 Hour Helpline & Loveisrespect.org Call 1-866-331-9474/tty: 1-866-331-8453 (24/7) Live Chat with Loveisrespect.org (7 days/week, 5pm-3am EST)
National Domestic Violence Hotline Call 1-800-799-7233 (24/7) Email the National Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7)
RAINN: Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network Call 1-800-656-4673 (24/7) Live Chat with RAINN (24/7)
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline Call 1-800-422-4453 (24/7)
National Safe Place Text SAFE and your current location to the number 69866 (24/7)
Runaways, Homeless, and At-Risk Youth
National Runaway Safeline Call 1-800-786-2929 (24/7) Live Chat 7 days/week, 4:30 to 11:30 pm CST. Crisis emails and bulletin board postings responded to within two hours @ www.1800RUNAWAY.org. Home Free family reunification program provides free bus tickets to eligible runaway and homeless youth. http://www.1800runaway.org/youth/nrs_can_help/home_free/