important HELP numbers

Important Numbers and Sites to Know

Sometimes you just need to talk to someone neutral about what’s going on in your life – and you should.  Talk helps.

Here are a few excellent toll-free and completely confidential numbers that might help you figure out solutions to something troubling you.

Drug/Alcohol Abuse and Addiction

National  Alcohol and Substance Abuse Information Center

1.800.784.6776

24/7 confidential and free factual answers to drug and alcohol questions plus information on treatment and rehab programs nationwide.

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org

Narcotics Anonymous

www.na.org

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association Helpline

1.800.931.2237

Straight facts about eating disorders, recovery and treatment plans including support groups

Gambling

Gamblers Anonymous

1.888.GA.HELPS (424-3577)

Free, confidential support and referrals to local meetings

Talk to a friend

Peer-to-Peer Help

Youth America Hotline

1.800.YOUTHLINE

Youth America Hotline is a toll free, peer-to-peer hotline network

 Running Away and Homelessness

Stand Up for Kids

1.800.365.4KID

If you're in a bad situation, make a call and talk it through. Help is out there for you.

Helping thousands of homeless and street kids every day across America.

National Runaway Switchboard

1.800.621.4000

Covenant House Nine Line

1.800.999.9999

Child Help USA

1.800.4ACHILD

Sex and Pregnancy

Know the facts

Planned Parenthood

1.800.230.PLAN

Get the facts about birth control, pregnancy, abortion, STDs and other health issues affecting teenagers.

Sexual Assault

1.800.656.HOPE

24/7 free and confidential support for sexual abuse victims

Smoking

National Quit Smoking Hotline

1.800.QUIT.NOW

Tobacco counseling and referrals to local programs that can offer free counseling and nicotine patches to help you quit.

You are not alone - reach out

Suicide and Depression

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1.800.273.8255 (TALK)

1.800.799.4889 – for hearing and speech impaired with TTY equipment

1.888.628.9454 – en Espanol

24-hour free hotline, completely confidential services provided by more than 140 crisis centers nationwide.

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