1-800 Crisis Numbers

1-800 Crisis Numbers, Toll-Free Emergency Services and Crisis Resources are a part of my service, as I aim to help others as much as I can. I do not advise in health and legal areas, as I am not professionally trained in medicine and law – but through these emergency help centers and their 1-800 crisis numbers - you can receive fast, legitimate information, with help 24/7 – and for free. Help is only a phone call away.

 

ALCOHOL and SUBSTANCE ABUSE

  • Alcohol Hotline (800) 331-2900
  • Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics (800) 344-2666
  • Alcohol and Drug Helpline (800) 821-4357
  • Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline (800) 252-6465
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline 1-800-729-6686
  • Families Anonymous (800) 736-9805
  • Alcoholics Anonymous 1-212-686-1100
  • Al-Anon and Alateen 1-212-302-7240
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline (800) 622-2255
  • National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline: 800-662-HELP (4357)
  • Information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab centers for any drug or alcohol problem. Operates 24/7
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline (800) 662-4357
  • Cocaine Anonymous (800) 347-8998
  • National Help Line for substance abuse (800) 262-2463
  • Drug Abuse: 1-800-662-4357
  • National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information 800-729-6686
  • Covenant House Intervention Service 1-800-999-9999
  • Narcotics Anonymous 1-818-7980-3951
  • Boys Town National Hotline 800-448-3000
  • National Cocaine Hotline: 800-COCAINE (262-2463) Information, crisis intervention, and referrals to local rehab centers for all types of drug dependency.
  • Al-ateen: 800-352-9996
  • Center for Substance Abuse Treatment , National Treatment Hotline 1-800-662-HELP.
  • Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention: 800-234-0246
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helpline and Treatment: 800-234-0420
  • Alcohol Hotline Support & Information: 800-331-2900
  • Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 800-344-2666
  • Alcohol/Drug Help Line 800-621-1646
  • Marijuana Anonymous P. O. Box 2912 Van Nuys, CA 91404 (800) 766-6779
  • American Council on Alcoholism 800-527-5344
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving {MADD) 1-800-418-6233: a nonprofit, grassroots organization, MADD relies on individual contributions, corporate sponsorships and government grants for funding. Support of the organization includes both monetary and in-kind donations from volunteer, corporations, foundations, federal and state government and individuals. Revenue is also generated through memberships, special events, victim impact panels, licenses and the sale of MADD promotional materials.

CANCER and TERMINALLY ILL

  • Cancer Information Service: 800-422-6237
  • Look Good/Feel Better: 80033ABTEC a free public service program for women undergoing cancer experiencing side effects
  • American Cancer Society: Response Line 1-800-227-2345
  • Make a Wish Foundation (for children under 18) 1-800-332-9474
  • Make Today Count 1-913-362-2866
  • National Hospice 1-703-576-4928

CHILD ABUSE

  • Child Protection Hotline (Los Angeles County DCFS) Within CA (800) 540-4000
  • Outside CA (213) 283-1960
  • Judge Baker Children’s Center – Child Abuse Hotline (800) 792-5200
  • Child Help USA National Child Abuse hotline (800) 422-4453
  • Covenant House (800) 999-9999
  • ChildHelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-4-A-CHILD (422.4453) or 800.2.A.CHILD (222.4453, TDD for hearing impaired)
  • Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse. Gives referrals to local social service groups offering counseling on child abuse. 24/7
  • 1-800-345-KIDS: Provides information concerning children available for adoption and other children’s programs
  • 1-800-342-3009: Access to general information regarding Department programs and HEAP Hotline
  • 1-800-732-5207: Day Care Complaint Line
  • 1-800-342-3720: Child Abuse Hotline
  • National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-25-ABUSE
  • 1-800-4-A-CHILD The Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, Canada, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Guam, the hotline is staffed 24 hours daily with professional crisis counselors who utilize a database of thousands of resources.. Since its 1982 inception, more than 2 million calls have been received from children in the midst of abuse, troubled parents, individuals concerned that abuse is occurring, and others requesting child abuse information.

CREDIT COUNSELING

CRISIS AND SUICIDE

  • American Red Cross: 1-800-336-497
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America: 1-215-567-7000
  • Girls & Boys Town National Hotline 800-448-3000
  • National Hopeline Network Suicide Prevention Hotline 1.800.SUICIDE (784-2433)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800)273-TALK (8255)
  • National Youth Crisis Hotline (800)442-HOPE (4673)
  • Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line: 800-448-3000 or 800-448-1833 (TDD)
  • Provides short-term crisis intervention and counseling and referrals to local community resources. Counsels on parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaway youth, physical and sexual abuse, and other issues. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
  • Covenant House Hotline: 800-999-9999
  • Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Gives callers locally based referrals throughout the United States. Provides help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, message relays. Operates 24/7
  • National Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-448-4663
  • National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-252-2873, 1-800-25ABUSE
  • Childhelp USA 1-800-4-A-CHILD
  • SUICIDE PREVENTION: 1-800-563-5393
  • Boys Town Suicide Hotline 1-800-448-3000
  • American Suicide Foundation 1-800-531-4477 (referrals to survivor groups)
  • Heartbeat 1-719-596-2575 (self-help group for those trying to cope with the loss of a friend or family member through suicide.)
  • CRISIS: Crisis Help Line 1-800-233-4357
  • Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-448-4663
  • Tough Love 1-800-333-1069 (for families with problem teenagers)
  • DEATH: Grief Recovery Hotline 1-800-445-4808
  • Compassionate Friends (death of a child) 1-708-990-0010
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) 1-800-247-4370
  • BOYS TOWN: National Hotline for children and families in crisis 1-800-448-3000
  • CHILD ABUSE: 1-800-792-5200
  • Child-Help USA: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
  • National Child Abuse hotline offering crisis counseling for children and/or adults.
  • Offers referrals for treatment programs, shelters, and legal aid.
  • Center for Child Protection and Family support 1-202-544-3144
  • Parents Anonymous 1-800-352-0386 (for parents worried that they may abuse their children)
  • Youth Haven 1-813-774-2904 (a shelter for abused children)
  • Believe the Children 1-213-379-3514 (for parents whose children have been abused by non-family members)
  • Suicide Prevention – Suicide Prevention Hotline Website
  • Teen Parent Crisis – Girls and Boys Town Website
  • Suicide Prevention – Suicide Prevention Center

DEATH

  • Grief Recovery Hotline 1-800-445-4808
  • Compassionate Friends (death of a child) 1-708-990-0010
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) 1-800-247-4370

DISABLED and HANDICAPPED

  • American Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities 1-202-785-4265
  • American Physical Therapy Association 1-515-484-0095
  • National Information Center for handicapped Children and Youth 1-202-833-4160
  • Special Olympics 1-888-425-7424
  • National Easter Seal Society 1-312-726-6200 (ask for their brochure, “Camps For Children with Disabilities”)
  • Parents Anonymous 1-800-352-0386 (for parents worried that they may abuse their children)
  • Special Olympics 1-202-628-3630 (for athletes who are mentally retarded and/or physically handicapped)
  • Wheelchair Sports USA 1-719-574-1150
  • Paralympics 1-401-848-2460 (for athletes in wheelchairs)
  • Crisis Line for the Handicapped 1-800-426-4263
  • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation 1-888-663-4637

DISASTERS

  • American Red Cross 1-800-336-4797

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • Domestic Violence: 1-800-799-7233 (24hrs) For hearing impaired, call 1-800-787-3224
  • Domestic Violence Project 1-313-995-5444
  • To find a shelter near you call: 1-800-333-7233
  • LDS families should call 1-800-453-3860 ext. 1911
  • National US Child Abuse Hotline (800) 422-4453
  • Parents Anonymous 1-800-352-0386 (for parents worried that they may abuse their children)
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-829-1122
  • Support Network for Spanish-Speaking Battered Women: 1-800-57-BASTA
  • Friends of Battered Women and Their Children 1-800-603-HELP
  • National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/ Sexual Abuse: 800-799-SAFE /800-799-7233/800-787-3224 TDD 800-942-6908 and Spanish Speaking 24-hour-a-day hotline, Provides crisis intervention and referrals to local services and shelters for victims of partner or spousal abuse. English and Spanish speaking advocates are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Staffed by trained volunteers who are ready to connect people with emergency help in their own communities, including emergency services and shelters. The staff can also provide information and referrals for a variety of non-emergency services, including counseling for adults and children, and assistance in reporting abuse. They have an extensive database of domestic violence treatment providers in all US states and territories. Many staff members speak languages besides English, and they have 24-hour access to translators for approximately 150 languages. For the hearing impaired, there is a TDD number. This is a great resource for anyone–man, woman or child–who is experiencing or has experienced domestic violence or abuse, or who suspects that someone they know is being abused.
  • Donate Your Phone and Help Save a Life Website

ELDER AND SENIOR ABUSE

  • Elder Abuse Hotline: 800-252-8966
  • Alzheimer’s Association Hotline: 800-621-0379 8:30AM-4:00PM, Mon-Fri information and referral services, free brochures
  • Prevent Elder Abuse

FAMILY
Teen Help Adolescent Resources (800) 840-5704
Parent Helpline: 1-800-942-4357
Tough Love 1-800-333-1069 (for families with problem teenagers)
Parents Anonymous 1-800-352-0386 (for parents worried that they may abuse their children)

  • Parents’ Stress Hotline 1-800-632-8188
  • Parents of Murdered Children 1-513-721-5683
  • Parents, Family & Friends of Gays and Lesbians 1-202-638-4200
  • Believe the Children 1-213-379-3514 (for parents whose children have been abused by non-family members)
  • Family Violence Prevention Fund/Health Resource Center: 1-800-313-1310. For more than two decades, the Family Violence
  • GLBT National Youth Talkline 1-800-246-PRIDE (7743)
  • Prevention Fund (FVPF) has worked to end violence against women and children around the world. Instrumental in developing the landmark Violence Against Women Act passed by Congress in 1994, the FVPF has continued to break new ground by reaching new audiences including men and youth, promoting leadership within communities to ensure that violence prevention efforts become self-sustaining, and transforming the way health care providers, police, judges, employers and others address violence.
  • Mental Health Help Guide Website

FRAUD

  • National Fraud Information Hotline 1-800-876-7060 The National Consumers League is a private, nonprofit advocacy group representing consumers on marketplace and workplace issues. They are the nation’s oldest consumer organization.

GAMBLING

  • Gambler’s Anonymous 1-213-386-8789
  • National Council on Compulsive Gambling 1-800-522-4700
  • Gamblers Addiction Helpline 800-522-4700
  • Gambling Hotline 800-233-8479

GAY and LESBIAN

  • Gay & Lesbian National Hotline 1-888-THE-GLNH (843-4564)
  • Parents, Family and Friends of Gays and Lesbians 1-202-638-4200
  • Homosexuals Anonymous 1-610-376-1146

HIV, AIDS, and SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

  • National AIDS Hotline: 800-342-AIDS (2437) Information and referrals to local hotlines, testing centers, and counseling. Open 24
  • hours, seven days a week.
  • AIDS Hotline in Spanish: 800-344-SIDA (7432)
  • AIDS Hotline for the Hearing Impaired: 800-243-7889 (TDD)
  • Open 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, seven days a week.
  • The CDC (Center for Disease Control) National Prevention Information Network 1-800-458-5231 9AM-6PM Mon-Fri includes info on new medicines, treatment trials, HIV & AIDS, with info specialists avail. to answer questions; also at www.CDCNAC.org (CDC National Aids Clearinghouse)
  • Teen AIDS Line 800-234-TEEN
  • National Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline: 800-227-8922 Information and referrals to free and low-cost public clinics. Operators can answer general questions on prevention, symptoms, transmission and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
  • AIDS Hotline (800) FOR-AIDS
  • CDC AIDS Info (800) 232-4636
  • AIDS Info: Treatment, Prevention and Research (800)HIV-0440
  • National AIDS hotline 1-800-342-AIDS is funded by the CDC yet is owned and operated by the American Social Health Association. ASHA is a trusted, non- governmental resource that has advocated on behalf of patients to help improve public health outcomes since 1914.
  • AIDS Hotline: 1-800-638-6252 (Offers referrals for testing and counseling)
  • Mothers of AIDS patients 1-619-234-3432
  • National Association of People with AIDS 1-202-483-7979
  • Foundation for Children with AIDS 1-617-783-7300

HOMELESS SHELTERS & SOCIAL SERVICES

  • Salvation Army 1-800-378-7272
  • Habitat for Humanity International 1-800-422-4828
  • United Way of America 1-703-836-7100
  • Feed the Children 1-800-572-8833
  • Homelessness 24-hour Hotline 1-800-654-8595
  • National Resource Center for Homelessness and Mental Illness 800-444-7415
  • National Homeless Shelter Directory

LEGAL ADVICE

MEDICAL ADVICE

  • American Association of Poison Control Centers (800) 222-1222
  • America Social Health: STD Hotline (800) 227-8922

MENTAL and EMOTIONAL DISORDERS

  • Attention Deficit Disorder 800-223-4050
  • Bipolar Disorder – Stanley Foundation Bipolar Network 800-518-SFBN website: http://www.bipolarnetwork.org/
  • Emotional Distress 1-800-LIFENET
  • Mental Health Infosource 800-447-4474
  • NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) Helpline 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) An information & referral service.
  • National Resource Center for Homelessness and Mental Illness 800-444-7415
  • National Institute of Mental Health Panic Disorder Helpline 800-64-PANIC
  • National Foundation for Depressive Illness 800-248-4344
  • National Mental Health Association * 800-969-6642 (Mon-Fri, 9-5 ET) *
  • National OCD Information Hotline 800-NEWS-4-OCD
  • National Mental Health Association: 800-969-6642 9AM-5PM Mon-Fri information on mental health topics and referrals, access to an info specialist

OBESITY and EATING DISORDERS

  • Overeaters Anonymous 1-213-542-8363
  • Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention (800) 931-2237
  • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD): 847-831-3438 (long distance)

PAIN

  • American Chronic Pain Association 1-916-632-0922
  • American Pain Society 1-847-375-4715

POISON CONTROL

  • Poison Control Any Kind of Substance: 800-662-9886
  • Poison Control: 800-362-9922
  • American Association of Poison Control Centers (800) 222-1222

PREGNANCY and MISCARRIAGE

  • Planned Parenthood Hotline (800) 230-PLAN (230-7526)
  • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation 1-888-663-4637
  • Teen Pregnancy: Counseling 1-800-441-2670
  • Sudden Infant Death (SIDS): 1-800-247-4370
  • SHARE 1-314-947-6164 (They will send a free packet of information and list Support groups in your area)
  • RESOLVE 1-617-643-2424 (For counseling services and referrals)
  • American Pregnancy – The Help Line Website

PRISON

  • Prison Families Anonymous: 1-516-538-6065 (Provides information, referrals, telephone support and peer counseling for friends and families of someone in prison or in juvenile justice system.)

RAPE, SEXUAL ABUSE and ASSAULT

  • Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) (800) 656-HOPE
  • National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/ Sexual Abuse (800) 799-7233
  • Nationwide RAINN National Rape Crisis Hotline: 800-656-4673 (calls are routed to a rape crisis center in the caller’s area code)
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline 1.800.656.HOPE
  • Believe the Children 1-213-379-3514 (for parents whose children have been abused by non-family members)
  • Rain – Rape Abuse Incest Network Website
  • Sexual Assault Hotline and Info 1-800-643-6250
  • Families of Sex Offenders Anonymous 1-203-931-0015
  • Believe the Children 1-213-379-3514 (for parents whose children have been abused by non-family members)
  • Sexual Abuse and Recovery Assistance 1-313-227-7100
  • Sexual Harrassment Website

REHABILITATION

  • Rehabilitation 1-800-346-2742

RUNAWAYS and EXPLOITED CHILDREN

  • National Runaway Switchboard (800) 231-6946
  • National Runaway Switchboard * 800-621-4000 (24 hrs) *
  • National Hotline for Missing & Exploited Children (800) 843-5678
  • Child Find of America (800) 426-5678 Looks for missing and abducted children. Operators available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday.
  • Child Find 1-800-387-7962
  • Missing Children Network: 800-235-3535
  • The National Call Center for At-Risk Youth: (818) 710-1181
  • CONFIDENTIAL Runaway Hotline: 800-231-6946
  • Parent Abduction Hotline: 800-292-9688 Provides crisis mediation in parental abduction. Provides prevention information and referrals to local agencies. Operators available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Voicemail on evenings and weekends.
  • National Runaway Switchboard: 800-621-4000 Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance to runaways. Provides information and local referrals to adolescents and families. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
  • RUNAWAYS: 1-800-231-6946
  • National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-462-6642

SHOPLIFTING

  • Shoplifters Anonymous (800) 848-9595

VICTIM ASSISTANCE

  • National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) 1-800-879-6682. The National Organization for Victim Assistance is a private, non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization of victim and witness assistance programs and practitioners, criminal justice agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers, former victims and survivors, and others committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services. Founded in 1975, NOVA is the oldest national group of its kind in the worldwide victims movement. NOVA’s mission is to promote rights and services for victims of crime and crisis everywhere.
  • National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) 1-800-394-2255 The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Since 1985, they have worked with more than 10,000 grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies serving millions of crime victims.

YOUTH

  • Parents Anonymous 1-800-352-0386 (for parents worried that they may abuse their children)
  • National Youth Crisis Hotline: 800-442-HOPE (4673)
  • Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.