National Runaway Switchboard
Provides support and resources to youth who have run away or are considering. Teens can call 24 hours a day just to talk or for referrals to shelter, food, medical assistance or counseling.
Help with bullying, cyberbullying and online safety
Bullying is a part of every teenager’s life whether they’re a victim, a bystander, or a perpetrator. Browse through our articles to find out how you can stop being bullied or help end bullying in your school and among your friends.
Parents & Teachers:
We’re here to help parents and teachers understand how to deal with bullying and resources to help you overcome it.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of dedicated advocates and staff, they respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.
They provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Their database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country.
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP)
Works to prevent wrongful deportations of refugee families who have come to the United States fleeing unspeakable violence. They provide rapid response legal services to community members in moments of crisis, including deportation, detention, and raids. ASAP uses technology to connect thousands of formerly detained refugees across the country, including isolated areas.
You are very important to us!
If you are going through a crisis, we want to help connect you with professionals and organizations there to help you:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255 (Veterans Press 1)
Helpline offering counseling for anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, referrals to local centers, information about prevention.
Healing Combat Trauma
Therapeutic resources (extensive articles and books) for veterans with combat-based Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ("PTSD"), focused on integrative medicine and hope.
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Provides information, support and referrals to help services for sexual assault victims. Calls are anonymous and confidential.
RAINN partners with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country that can provide support in your local community.
DoD Safe Helpline provides live, one-on-one support to sexual assault survivors and their loved ones within the Department of Defense.
Love Is Respect –National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. Tips to help teens identify and break away from dating abuse, learn what a healthy relationship is, and tools to gain empowerment.
They also provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.
They are a web resource providing researched, fact-based resources for free. Readers can learn about risks of various substances, the latest approaches to treatment and real stories of recovery. They feature: Addiction, Treatment, Active Recovery, Advocacy and Support.
Also DrugRehab.com's guide for: Domestic abuse, sexual violence and substance use