Use the hotlines and help resources below to find help lines and chat services for the issue you're facing. If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.


Bullying, Abuse & Depression: 

Boys Town National Hotline

Serves boys and girls. A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential hotline staffed by specially trained counselors. Teens, parents and others can get help with bullying, abuse, anger, depression, school issues and more.1-800-448-3000 | Visit the Boys Town site


Body Image Resources:

National Eating Disorders Association

A confidential information and referral helpline for individuals who are struggling with an eating disorder or know someone who is. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (EST). 800-931-2237 | Visit the NEDA website


National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc.

This helpline operates 9 AM-5 PM CT, Monday through Friday for referrals to treatment professionals, treatment centers, hospitals, and residential programs. 847-831-3438 | Visit the website


Something Fishy

A website devoted to offering support and promoting recovery for those with eating disorders. Includes a comprehensive eating disorder treatment finder. 866-690-7239


National Eating Disorder Hotline 800-248-3285 


Drug + Alcohol Issues:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

A searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs. View the location of facilities around the country that treat alcoholism, alcohol abuse and drug abuse problems. | Visit the website


Sexual Abuse:

Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

A 24-hour phone and chat service to help victims of sexual assault or abuse.1-800-656-HOPE (4673) | Visit the website to chat with a counselor now.


Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

A 24-hour hotline offering assistance in more than 170 languages.1-800-422-4453 | Visit the website


LGBT & Questioning:

The Trevor Project

A 24-hour hotline, chatting and texting service. Trained counselors provide crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. TrevorText is available on Fridays 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET. Text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200. Standard text messaging rates apply. Chat online 7 days a week 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET. 866-488-7386 | Visit The Trevor Project website.


Suidcide Prevention:

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. 1-800-273-TALK | Visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.  


Crisis Text Line

A free, 2/47, confidential text line available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Text “START” to 741-741. | Visit Crisis Text Line.  


Teen Line

A teen-to-teen helpline with listeners trained to handle suicide, depression, LGBTQ, sex, and much more. No problem is too big or small. Open 6PM-10pm PST nightly. 310-855-4673. | Visit TeenLine online


Dating Abuse & Domestic Abuse:

Love is Respect National Dating Abuse Hotline

A confidential, anonymous 24-hour helpline and text service for teens, parents, friends and family. Text support is also available by texting “loveis” to 22522. 1-866-331-9474 | Visit the Love is Respect website


National Domestic Violence Hotline

A 24-hour hotline for any type of domestic abuse, including dating abuse. Text message support is also available, text TELLNOW to 85944.1-800-799-SAFE (7233) | Visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline website