Hotlines

Hotlines are strictly confidential, free, and unless otherwise noted, available 24 hrs/day. 

AIDS

CDC AIDS Information website

AIDS Info: Treatment, Prevention and Research
(800) HIV-0440

ALCOHOL

Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
Automated meeting information
(800) 344-2666

Families Anonymous – 12-step program similar to Al-Anon, meeting information only
(800) 736-9805

SAMHSA National Helpline
800-662-HELP (4357)

CHILD ABUSE

California Child Protection Hotline
Within CA only: (800) 540-4000

Massachusetts Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 792-5200

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

Covenant House – Help for runaways
(800) 999-9999

CRISIS & SUICIDE

Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
(800) 448-3000

International Suicide Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – For youth and adults
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

Samaritans (UK Crisis Help, Anywhere in the UK or Ireland)
116 123

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

Rape, Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
(800) 656-HOPE

POISON

American Association of Poison Control Centers
(800) 222-1222

PREGNANCY

Planned Parenthood Hotline
(800) 230-PLAN (7526)

RAPE & SEXUAL ASSAULT

Rape, Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
(800) 656-HOPE

National Domestic Violence Hotline / Child Abuse / Sexual Abuse
(800) 799-7233

RUNNING AWAY

National Runaway Safeline
800-RUN-AWAY

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
(800) 843-5678

Child Find of America Helpline
(800) 426-5678

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

SAMHSA’s National Helpline
(800) 662-4357

Poison Control
(800) 222-1222

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-4357

Cocaine Anonymous
(800) 347-8998

SUICIDE

If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text TALK to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources.

VETERANS

Veterans Crisis Line
Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or text 838255

OTHER

Disaster Distress Hotline (SAMHSA)
(800) 985-5990

National Eating Disorders Center Helpline
(800) 931-2237
Open M-F, 9-9 pm

Shoplifters Anonymous
(800) 848-9595
Open M-F, 9-5pm; otherwise use their website

San Francisco Sex Information
(415) 989 SFSI
Open M-Thur, 3-9pm PT

YouthLine
(877) 968-8491
Text TEEN2TEEN to 839863