Hotlines and Referrals


National Eating Disorder Hotline: 1-800-248-3285 Providing information and support to those suffering from an eating disorder.

Bulimia and Self-Help Hotline: 1-314-588-1683  24 hour crisis line.

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433) Trained volunteers and professional counselors there to listen to those suffering from suicidal thoughts.

National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) Offering crisis counseling for children or adult survivors 24 hours a day. Also offers referrals for sexual abuse treatment programs, reporting suspected child abuse, shelters, advocacy, mental health, and legal aid. Literature on prevention of child abuse available upon request.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) For the victims of domestic violence, their families and friends across the United States. Crisis intervention, referrals, information and support available in many languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673) Provides service for survivors of sexual assault who can not reach a rape crisis center through a local telephone call, as well as for those who might not know that a local center exists. Operates 24 hours.

National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357) Providing information on alcohol and drug abuse, local treatment options and to speak with someone about alcohol, drug or family problems.


National Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center: 1-858-481-1515 International treatment referrals and prevention information.

VOICES in Action: 1-773-327-1500 An international organization to provide assistance to survivors of incest and child sexual abuse there to listen.

Covenant House Nine Line:  1-800-999-9999 24-hour support, assistance and referrals for teens in crisis.

1-800-THERAPIST: 1-800-843-7274 International mental health referral service.

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