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Helpful Hotlines

HELPFUL HOTLINES

YOUTH HOTLINES
Texas Youth Hotline (24/7)
1-800-98YOUTH (1-800-989-6884)
www.texasyouth.org
    
The Texas Youth Hotline counselors talk with callers who face a variety of issues, including:
  • family conflicts,
  • delinquency,
  • truancy,
  • abuse and neglect, and
  • running away

The Hotline counselors also assist youth advocates, such as police, caseworkers, counselors and school officials by locating state and local resources.

Covenant House Nineline (24/7)
   1-800-999-9999
http://www.covenanthouse.org/nineline
Spanish: http://www.covenanthouse.org/nineline/kid_tk_esp.html) provides help to kids as well as teens. Email and forums are also available, as is help in Spanish

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
National Domestic Violence Hotline (24 hrs)
1-800-799-SAFE (1-900-799-7233) English & Spanish
www.ndvh.org
Crisis intervention, information, and referrals.


DRUGS
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (24 hrs)
1-800-729-6686 (English)
1-877-767-8432 (Spanish)
www.ncadi.samhsa.gov
Information and referrals (drugs)

EATING DISORDERS
National Eating Disorders Association
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
Information on eating disorders and referrals for treatment.

HEALTH QUESTIONS
“We’re Talking” (Quick answers to serious issues you may be facing – drug/alcohol, emotions & life, for females, for males, etc)
www.pamf.org/teen
Medically accurate health info. An “Ask the Expert” section provides an opportunity for teens to submit anonymous questions to physicians on a variety of health topics, including general, emotional, and sexual health, drugs and alcohol, and relationships.

OBESITY
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity
Health promotion information and resources.

PREGNANCY
America’s Pregnancy Helpline
1-888-672-2296
www.thehelpline.org
Information on pregnancy options. Special section for teens.

RAPE & SEXUAL ASSAULT
Suicide Hotline
Rape & Suicide Crisis of Southeast Texas (24/7)
Collect Calls Accepted
(409) 835-3355
1-800-7-WE-CARE
(1-800-793-2273)

National Sexual Assault Hotline (24 hrs)
1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-565-4673)
www.rainn.org
RAINN- rape, abuse, & incest national network

RUNAWAY
Texas Runaway Hotline  (24 hrs)
1-888-580-HELP (1-888-580-4357)
*info and referrals to counseling, medical assistance, and related services,

*conference calls to parents

*conference calls to shelters and agencies in the caller’s area to confirm appropriate and available services,

*message realy service that helps runaways contact families on their own terms,

*Operation Home Free – a service that provides free transportation home
National Runaway Switchboard (24 hrs)
1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
www.nrscrisisline.org
Crisis intervention to work through problems and find a plan of action.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
Centers for Disease Control
1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) English and Spanish
www.cdc.gov/std
Information about STDs and referrals.

SUICIDE
Suicide Hotline
Rape & Suicide Crisis of Southeast Texas (24/7)
Collect Calls Accepted
(409) 835-3355
1-800-7-WE-CARE
(1-800-793-2273)
   
National Suicide Hotline (24 hrs)
1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Calls are connected to the nearest crisis center.

TEEN DATING ABUSE
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-9474
www.loveisrespect.org
National 24-hour resource that can be accessed by phone or the internet, specifically designed for teens and young adults. The Helpline and loveisrespect.org offer real-time one-on-one support from trained Peer Advocates. Managed by the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH), loveisrespect,  it operates from a call center in Austin, Texas.

Peer Advocates are trained to offer support, information and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse relationships as well as concerned parents, teachers, clergy, law enforcement, and service providers.