crisis hotlines

When you're experiencing a crisis, asking for help--whether from a friend, a parent, or a professional--is the best thing you can do. Here are some resources that you can reach out to:.

If you are experiencing severe depression, please seek out the advice of a professional therapist or psychiatrist.


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Eating Disorders



  • College Suicide Prevention
  • This guide was designed to offer hope and help for those who are experiencing suicidal thoughts, as well as the friends and family who want so badly to help them.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    1-800-273-TALK. Confidential crisis hotline available 24/7
  • IMAlive
    An online crisis network with trained volunteers available to chat 24/7.

Physical Abuse/Domestic Violence


  • National Sexual Assault Hotline
800-656-HOPE . RAINN - Rape Abuse & Incest National Network. A crisis hotline, online hotline, educational information, and helpful links.


An integrated behavioral healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues.
  • Al-Anon and AlaTeen
888-4AL-ANON. 888-425-2666. Al-Anon helps families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Alateen is the recovery program for young people. Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members.
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
    800-622-2255. How and where to find treatment.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms with The First Step Detox.
  • DrugRehab - an organization that provides information and answers for people fighting addiction.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)