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.

Eating Disorders

Self-Harm/Cutting:

Suicide

Physical Abuse/Domestic Violence

Rape

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

Alcohol/Drugs

  • 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.

Teen Pregnancy

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)