Youth Hotlines

All Hotlines Are Toll Free

 

Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline
1-800-344-2666

“Is your life affected by someone’s drinking? My parent…My friend…To help them, you have to help yourself first…Call Al-Anon/Alateen” (Al-Anon/Alateen, 2005)


Children's Helpline (for Foster children) and Out of Home Abuse and Neglect (OHAN)
1-800-645-9789

Do you live in a foster home or residential group home and are experiencing neglect or abuse…Do you know of anyone experiencing abuse or neglect who is also living in a foster home or residential group home….If so please contact OHAN…We are here to protect you…(Department of Social Services, 2011 para 1)


Drug Abuse Helpline
1-866-874-4553

Are drugs taking over your life?  Do you want to quit, but can’t kick the habit…We have the place for you to begin a new life DRUG FREE…“Call for treatment solutions and HELP NOW!” (National Drug Abuse Hotline, 2008)



Emergency Contraception Hotline
1-888-NOT-2-LATE (668-2528)

“If you think your birth control failed, you didn’t use contraception, or you were forced to have sex…You can prevent pregnancy after sex by giving us a call..” (Emergency Contraception, 2010, para 1)



Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, And Transgender (GLBT) Youth Support Line
1-888-843-4564

Do you identify as being gay or bisexual?...Are you afraid to tell your friends and family about your sexual identity?..If this sounds familiar to you…The GLBT community is here for you…PLEASE GIVE US A CALL ”Serving the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community”  (GLBT National Help Center, 2009)

 

National Alliance On Mental Illness (Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder etc.)
800-788-5131

Always “down in the dumps”…depressed most days out of the week…Too anxious to sleep…Does this sound like you? If it does we want to help…PLEASE LET US HELP YOU TODAY...“We strive to offer hope, reform and health…” (National Alliance on Mental Illness, Mental Illness 2011, para 1)



National Council On Alcoholism
800-622-2255

“Did you know the nation’s #1 health problem is alcoholism and drug addiction?” Do you use alcohol or other drugs to build self confidence? Do you drink or get high immediately after you have a problem at home or school?...Have you started hanging out with a heavy drinking or drug using crowd?”.....If this describes you.... give us a call so we can help. The choice is yours! (National Council on Alcoholism, Facts, 2011)


National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/Sexual Abuse
1−800−799−SAFE (7233)

“Does your partner embarrass you with put-downs…control what you do who you see…take your money…prevent you from working or attending school...hit you…slap you?” If so you are experiencing abuse and help is available NOW!! Don’t wait another day, YOU DESERVE BETTER! (National Domestic Violence, 1996, para 1)


National Eating Disorders Association Helpline
1-800-931-2237

Do you look in the mirror and hate the way you look…Do you try to change your body image by vomiting…taking laxatives… Are you suffering from an eating disorder…? NEDA is here for you... “NEDA envisions a world without eating disorders” CALL TODAY… (National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), Vision, 2011)

 

National Sexual Assault Rainn (Rape Abuse Incest National Network)
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Have you ever been raped and felt like it was your fault….Has anyone ever sexually abused you…maybe a partner, an uncle, an aunt…anyone…well it is not your fault and you did not deserve this…RAINN is here to “help rape, sexual assault and incest survivors receive the best possible care” DON’T BE AFRAID, GIVE US A CALL! (RAINN, 2009)



National Teen Dating Abuse Help
1-866-331-9474

What’s your definition of LOVE?... “Love is respect… Does your partner act jealous or possessive…threaten to kill or hurt you…try to force you to have sex before you are ready..text or im you excessively …hit, push, kick or slap you…” That is NOT the definition of Love and if this describes your relationship with your partner contact us today!..(National Teen Dating, Is This Abuse 2007)


Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS)
803-779-7257

Do you think you may have contracted AIDS…Do you know a friend or family member that has AIDS…It’s time you get help…PALSS is here for  you we will “help South Carolinians fight the war against AIDS” (PALSS, 2009, para 1)



Peer To Peer HIV/AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Diseases

National STD Hotline:  800-227-8922
National AIDS Hotline: 800-342-AIDS (2437)
AIDS Hotline in Spanish: 800-344-SIDA (7432)
AIDS Hotline for the Hearing Impaired: 800-243-7889

Have you had unprotected sex…You are putting yourself at risk for HIV and other STD’S…Do you think you have an STD… don’t be afraid to contact us and get tested….This is not a new thing “About 333 million new cases of curable STD’S occur around the world each year” Contact us, we are here to help you                  (Peer to Peer, STD Facts 2003


USA National Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-8255
1-800-784-2433

Do you feel hopeless about life...Have you thought about harming or killing yourself…? “For suicide prevention and emotional crisis…when you feel you cant go on let someone know your pain…Don’t Wait…Don’t Hesitate...call for comfort call to survive!” (USA National Suicide Hotline, 1997)


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