National hotlines, helplines, and online resources

All listed resources are free and confidential

If you are currently suicidal or otherwise unsafe, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Hotline 24/7
Support for victims of drunk driving
Phone: 800-438-6233

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Helpline
Phone: 802-296-6300
Visit the website for helpline hours

National Center for Victims of Crime Hotline
Phone: 855-484-2846
Hotline available M-F 8:30a- 7:30p ET
Text and live chat also available

National Child Abuse Hotline 24/7
Phone: 800-422-4453

National Crisis Text Line 24/7
Text “START” to 741741

National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7
Phone: 800-799-SAFE
Live chat also available

National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hotline 24/7
Phone: 800-662-HELP

National Eating Disorder Association Helpline/ Text line
Phone: 800-931-2237 Mon-Thur 9a- to 9p ET and Fri 9a- 5pPM ET
Text “NEDA” to 741741
Live chat also available


National Runaway Switchboard 24/7
Phone: 800-RUNAWAY
Text: 66008
Live chat also available 

National Sexual Assault Hotline 24/7
Phone: 800-656-HOPE
Live chat also available

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 24/7
Support for anyone considering suicide or concerned others
800-273-TALK (8255)
Live chat also available

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline/Text Line 24/7
Phone: 866-331-9474
Text “LOVEIS” to 22522
Live chat also available

Parenting Network Hotline
Support for parents to prevent child abuse
Phone: 414-671-0566
Hotline available M-Th 9:30a- 6:30p and Friday 9:30a-6:00p ET

That’s Not Cool
Education and support around harassment and abusive relationships.
This site has especially good information about harassment via social media.

The Trevor Hotline 24/7
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline for LGTBAI youth
Phone: 866-488-7386
Visit the website for text and live chat hours

Veteran’s Crisis Line/Text Line 24/7
Support for all veterans and anyone concerned about a veteran
Phone: 800-273-8255
Text line: 838255
Live chat also available