If you are in crisis and need help immediately, please consult one of the following toll-free national hotlines.
If you or a friend are looking for answers to tough questions, Covenant House counselors respond to your concerns on the phone and online. You talk. They listen, 24/7. Free and confidential.
Child Help USA: National Child Abuse Hotline
1.800.4.A.CHILD (1.800.422.4453). No caller ID used.
Reporting and victim-related resources. Spanish available.
National Center for Mental Health Services
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services national referral database. Spanish available. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/databases
National Runaway Switchboard
1.800.RUNAWAY (1.800.786.2929). No Caller ID used.
Resources for runaways and family members. Spanish available.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Support for suicide risk or mental health crisis. Spanish available.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1.800.799.SAFE (1.800.799.7233). No Caller ID used.
National call center refers to local resources. Spanish plus 160 other languages available.
Girls and Boys Town National Hotline
Multi-issue guidance for adults and youth. Spanish available.
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
1.800.331.9474. No Caller ID used.
Offers resources for teens, college students and parents. Spanish available.