IF YOU'RE A MINOR AND NEED HELP, PLEASE CALL


9-1-1 if you need immediate assistance

Child Help USA: 1-800-4-A-CHILD

Boys Town National Hotline: 1-800-448-3000 Call if you are thinking about running away, or if you ran away but would like to talk or send a message to your parents.

Canada: Kids Helpline: 1-800-668-6868

Covenant House NINELINE (National YOUTH Crisis): 1-800-999-9999 - On the streets & need help? Call if you are thinking about running away or if you ran away but would like to talk or send a message to your parents.

Canada: Kids Helpline: 1-800-668-6868

United Kingdom: Child Line on: 0800 1111

U.K. ChildLine: www.donthideit.com

Scotland Hotline: 0800 022 3222

Australia: Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800

Jamaica: Child Abuse Hotline: 2-1-1

Jamaica's Registry: 1-888-PROTECT (1-888-776-8328)



FEELING ANGRY? PLEASE CALL ONE OF THESE NUMBERS BEFORE YOU HURT SOMEONE


• National Child Abuse Hotline (24 hour)www.childhelp.org or 1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453: )Then Push 1 to talk to a hotline Counselor trained to speak to distressed parents seeking crisis intervention

• Safe Horizon: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) - Offers support to those who need assistance controlling their anger.

• Call your local hospitals and ask about support groups for help with anger management and control. Many larger hospitals and some universities offer anonymous support groups. 

• The National Anger Management Associationhttp://namass.org  - Offers an online directory that enables you to search for an anger management specialist in your area 



PARENTING TIPS AND RESOURCES


• National Parent Hotlinewww.nationalparenthelpline.org  or 1-855-4A PARENT or 1-855-427-2736

• PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) Hotlinewww.ptsdhotline.com or  1-800-273-TALK (8255)

• National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 



DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


• 9-1-1 if you need immediate assistance

• National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or http://www.thehotline.org  - Provides counseling for domestic violence victims, family members, friends, and batterers. The hotline provides callers with the location of a nearby shelter, legal information, outreach services, and can help the family develop a safety plan. TDD: 1-800-787-3224 (TDD for hearing impaired)

• Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project (24 hour): 1 800 832 1901 

• Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men (24 hour): 1-877-643-1120 access code 0757 or Email: help@noexcuse4abuse.org 



ADDICTIONS


◾ National Drug Help Hotline: 1-800-662-4357 or www.nationaldrugabusehelpline.com

◾ National Alcohol and Drug Dependence Hopeline: 1-800-622-2255

◾National Directory of Hotlines and Crisis Intervention Centers: 1-800-999-999

 Drug and Alcohol Rehab/Treatment Referral Service: 1-800-662-HELP 

◾Alcoholics Anonymous 24 hour helplines by zip code 

◾ Narcotics Anonymous hotlines and helplines .

◾ Al-Anon & Alateen crisis line: 1-800-356-9996

◾National Cocaine Hotline, 24-hour counseling and referral: 1-800-COCAINE 

◾National Heroin Hotline: 1-800-9-HEROIN  

◾National Marijuana Hotline: 1-888-MARIJUA 

◾National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK 

◾Drug-Free Workplace Help: 1-800-WORKPLACE 



SEXUAL ABUSE / RAPE



• 9-1-1 if you need immediate assistance 

• Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) 

• Abused Women/Children Deaf and Hard of Hearing (24 Hour): 1-800-759-8331 TTY 

  PIN: 8779516528 - - 1-800-787-3224 

• Stop It Now: 1-888-PREVENT (773-8368) or www.stopitnow.org  - Sexually Abused Children 



MENTAL ILLNESS / SUICIDE


• National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) 

• National Mental Health Association: 1-800-969-NMHA (6642) 

• The National Alliance for Mentally Ill: 1-800-950-6264 

• National Depression Screening Project: 1-800-573-4433 

• National Resource Center for Suicide Prevention and Aftercare: 1-404-256-9797

• American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: 1-888-333-2377

• Canada Suicide Information & Education Center: 1-403-245-3900

• National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) 

• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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