Links 4 Teens

Help is just a text, click or phone call away.
Do it for yourself, or for a friend.

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline, (For anonymous advice):
• If you think you may be in an abusive relationship, you can call to talk with someone about it.
Text: LOVEIS TO 22522
Chat Online 24/7/365:
Call: 1-866-331-9474

RAINN National Sexual Violence Hotline
1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)
• RAINN has over 1100 trained volunteers on duty to help victims at crisis centers across the US. - Live help for Sexual Assault Victims & their families. Free. Confidential. Secure.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
• If you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide, call to be connected to an available local certified crisis center. Available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week.

National Runaway Safeline
1-800-786-2929 (1-800-RUNAWAY) or Text 66008.
• Call if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center
1-888-373-7888, 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
• Text "HELP" or "INFO" to 233733 (BeFree), Hours of Operation: 3:00pm - 11:00pm EST

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)
• Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. There are no fees, no names, no judgment. Just help.

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-422-4453 (4 A CHILD)
• Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For help or questions about child abuse or child neglect.

National Hotline to Report a Missing Child
1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)
• Call if you have information about a missing child or suspected child sexual exploitation. Operators are available 24-hours a day to receive sightings.

A special thanks to Anne Smith, Sexual Violence Specialist with the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence for her assistance in compiling part of this information.

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