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Crisis Helplines

In case you need immediate help: If ever you are feeling hopeless, suicidal, or simply in need of speaking with someone, there are numerous free and anonymous hotlines with trained operators available.

Suicide Prevention / Depression Support

Substance Abuse / Alcoholism

  • DRUG WATCH   Keeping people safe from harmful drugs.

  • US: National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

  • US: Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention: 1-800-234-0246

  • US: National Cocaine Hotline: 1-800-COCAINE (262-2463)

  • US: Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline (for friends and family) 1-800-344-2666

  • UK: Drinkline: Nat’l. Alcoholism Helpline: 0800 917 8282

  • AUS: Drug & Alcohol Helpline 1800 198 024

  • CAN: Drug & Alcohol Helpline 1-800-565-8603

Additional Resources for Parents & Children


Rape, Abuse & Domestic Violence

Gay / Lesbian Issues

Pregnancy / Sexual Health

  • US: Planned Parenthood: 1-800-230-PLAN (7526)

  • US: Nat’l. STD Hotline: 1-800-227-8922

  • US: National AIDS Hotline: 1-800-342-AIDS (2437)

  • US: The Teen AIDS Hotline: 1-800-440-TEEN (8336)

Medical Emergencies


  • ULifeline – A directory of resources available for college students— take a self-assessment test; or find your college psych services center.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Alcoholics Anonymous is an informal meeting society for recovering alcoholics whose primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety.

  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – Narcotics Anonymous similar to AA, is an international, community-based association of recovering addicts.

  • Self-Mutilators Anonymous – A community-based association for individuals struggling with self-mutilation.


 If you think you have a medical emergency please call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Mental Health Resources

Addiction & Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration


Anxiety & Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
Anxiety Brain & Behavior Foundation
Anxiety & Depression Association


Depression, Suicide & Chronic Fatigue

NASD: Understanding Depression
Anxiety & Depression Association
What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First


Therapist Associations

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Dietetic Association
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
Canadian Mental Health Association
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association


Note: The above resources are provided for informational purposes only. This sites is not responsible for the content, claims or representatons of the listed sites.

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