There are times when our lives can become so overwhelming that we just need someone to talk to and we need them now…but maybe your family isn’t able to help, your friends aren’t awake and you just don’t know who else to turn to.
Calling into a hotline is a great option for people who need someone when no one else is around or no one else can help. If you need someone right now to help you deal with a situation, check out this list…
Feel free to print it out and keep it near your bed, in your journal, or in your phone so you can have these numbers available whenever you need them.
They are national numbers and are available 24/7 so don’t worry about the time.
If you need someone now, give these people a call. They are trained and want to help you simply because they DO care.
(Also, it does not matter your age, circumstance, how much money you have, etc. These numbers are free and for ANYONE)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Grad Resources: 1-800-GRAD-HLP (1800-472-3457)
- For Graduate Students who are feeling overwhelmed:
National Runaway Switchboard: 800.621.4000
- For children who have runaway and want help…and for families who are needing help with their child who has runaway
- 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.
Rape/Sexual Assault/Physical Abuse
National Sexual Assault/Rape Hotline: 1800-656-HOPE
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1800-799-SAFE (800.799.7233)
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1800-4-A-CHILD (1800.422.4453) Or 1800-25-ABUSE
Elder Abuse Hotline: 800.252.8966
Missing Children: 1800-843-5678 or 800.235.3535
Child Find of America Hotline: 800.I.AM.LOST (426.5678)
Confidential Runaway Hotline: 800.231.6946
- For parents who are overwhelmed with their children and need help)
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD) 847.831.3438
Health/Drugs & Alcohol
National AIDS Hotline: 800.342.AIDS (2437
AIDS Hotline in Spanish: 800.344.SIDA (7432) (Open 8am-2am EST, 7 days a week)
Nationally Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline: 800.227.8922 (Open 8am-11pm EST Mon-Fri)
24/7 Drug and Alcohol Rehab Referral Service (Private, High End Facilities) 1-800-521-7128
National Cocaine Hotline: 800-COCAINE (262-2463)
Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention: 800-234-0246
I pray that these help you in your time of need….
With God’s Grace, Comfort, and Love
(Do not be afraid to use these numbers if you need them. These people are here to help you…)
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