Teen & Youth
Helplines & Hotlines

National Suicide Hotline
Available 24/7
Helps individuals in suicidal crisis with support

1-800-273-8255
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org


Child Help USA National Hotline
Available 24/7 
Over 170 languages
Helps youth who are suffering child abuse

1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
http://www.childhelpusa.org/


Crisis Textline
Available 24/7
Support to all individuals in crisis
Text “HELLO” to
741741
www.crisistextline.org


Trevor Project Lifeline
Available 24/7
Confidential suicide hotline for LGBT youth

866-488-7386
http://www.thetrevorproject.org


National Domestic Violence
Available 24/7
Supports individuals who are experiencing domestic violence

1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)
http://www.thehotline.org/


Herman Law

Law Firm supporting 
Supports individuals who are experiencing domestic violence

1-800-686-9921
www.hermanlaw.com/

Boys Town National Hotline
Available 24/7
Serving all at-risk teens and children

800-448-3000
http://www.boystown.org/hotline


National Human Trafficking
Resource Center

Available 24/7
Confidential hotline

1-888-373-7888
Text “HELP” or “INFO” to 233733
https://humantraffickinghotline.org


Substance Abuse Mental Health
Awareness National Helpline

Available 24/7
English and Spanish
Support and referral for drug and
alcohol services

1-800-662-HELP (4357)
https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline


National Teen Dating Violence Hotline
Available 24/7
Questions or concerns about dating relationships

1-866-331-9474 or
Text “loveis”
22522
http://www.loveisrespect.org


Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender
National Help Center

Monday-Friday 3pm to 11pm CDT
Saturday 11pm to 4pm CDT
Support for LGBT youth
Youth Talkline:
1-800-246-PRIDE (7743)
glbthotline.org

The Anti-Violence Project
Available 24/7
English and Spanish
LGBT-inclusive Support for individuals who have suffered violence 

212-714-1141
http://www.avp.org


National Runaway Switchboard
Available 24/7
Confidential hotline supports runaway youth for safety

800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
www.1800RUNAWAY.org


Trans Lifeline
Available 24/7
Hotline staffed by volunteers who are all
trans-identified and educated in the range of difficulties transgender people experience
U.S.
(877) 565-8860
http://www.translifeline.org


National Sexual Assault Hotline
Available 24/7
Supports victims of sexual assault,
LGBT-inclusive.

1-800-656-HOPE
www.rainn.org


National Eating Disorders Helpline
Mon.-Thurs. 8:00am – 8:00pm, CDT 
Fri. from 8:00am – 4:00pm CDT
Support, resources and treatment options for people struggling with eating disorders.

1-800-931-2237
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org