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Childhelp National Child Abuse hotline is one of many incredible organizations that can provide crisis referrals, confidential guidance, and warm support when you need some help. Reach out.

The Trevor Project – LGBTQ Youth helpline – 24/7 Phone, text, chat, social media support
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Contact by phone: 1-866-488-7386 or visit their website at thetrevorproject.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 24/7 Phone & online chat
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24/7. They can help friends and loved ones by providing resources, empowering individuals, and building awareness. Contact by phone: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) or visit their website at suicidepreventionlifeline.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline – 24/7 Phone & online chat
The Hotline provides free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services to those affected by relationship abuse. Contact by phone: 1-800-799-7233 or visit their website at thehotline.org

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – 24/7 Phone + Online report access
(NCMEC) is a comprehensive reporting center that assists with preventing child abductions, recovering missing children, and providing services to deter and combat child sexual exploitation. Contact by phone: 1-800-843-5678 or visit their website at missingkids.org

RAINN-Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (Sexual Assault hotline) – 24/7 Phone & online chat
RAINN provides one-on-one support and resources to sexual assault victims, survivors, and their loved ones. Contact by phone: 1-800-656-4673 or visit their website at rainn.org

National Runaway Safeline – 24/7 Phone & online chat
The Runaway Safeline is free, anonymous, confidential hotline available to run away and homeless youth, their parents and families, teens in crisis, and others who might benefit from its services. Contact by phone: 1-800-786-2929 or visit their website at 1800runaway.org

National Human Trafficking Hotline – 24/7 Phone, text, & online chat + online report form
The Human Trafficking Hotline can help trafficking victims and survivors connect to the services and resources they need. Contact by phone: 1-888-373-7888 or text 233733 or visit their website at humantraffickinghotline.org

Boystown USA – Your Life Your Voice Helpline – 24/7 Phone & text
Boystown is a crisis, resource and referral hotline available to both parents and kids. They can offer kids and teens support, guidance and resources, and tips, parenting advice and resources to parents. Contact by phone: 1-800-448-3000 or text VOICE to 20121 or visit their website at boystown.org

StrongHearts Native Helpline – 24/7 Phone and chat
StrongHearts Native Helpline is a 24/7 safe, confidential and anonymous domestic, dating and sexual violence helpline for American Indians and Alaska Natives, offering culturally-appropriate support and advocacy. Contact by phone: 1-844-762-8483 or visit their website at strongheartshelpline.org

Love is Respect – National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline – 24/7 Phone, text, & online chat
The National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline offers confidential support for teens, young adults, and their loved ones seeking help, resources, or information related to healthy relationships and dating abuse. Contact by phone: 1-866-331-9474 or text LOVEIS to 22522 or visit their website at loveisrespect.org

LGBTQIA+ National Help Center
The LGBT Help Center serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning community by providing free and confidential peer support and local resources. Contact by phone on their Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743 or their All Ages Hotline: 1-888-843-4564 or visit their website at glbtnationalhelpcenter.org

Crisis Text Line – 24/7 Text
Crisis Text Line provides free mental health texting service through confidential crisis intervention via SMS message. Text HOME to 741741 or visit their website at crisistextline.org







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