Sleep Help for Children with Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Guide to Sensory Overload


Cancer-Related Services

Cancer Information Service

Look Good/Feel Better
This is a free public service program for women who are cancer patients and who are experiencing appearance side effects

Child Abuse

Child Help USA National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD (422.4453) or 800.2.A.CHILD (222.4453, TDD for hearing impaired)
Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse. Gives referrals to local social service groups offering counseling on child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

National Child Abuse Hotline

Crisis Intervention / Suicide

Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line:
800-448-3000 or 800-448-1833 (TDD)
Provides short-term crisis intervention and counseling and referrals to local community resources. Counsels on parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaway youth, physical and sexual abuse, and other issues. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

Covenant House Hotline
Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Gives callers locally based referrals throughout the United States. Provides help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/ Sexual Abuse
800-799-SAFE /800-799-7233/800-787-3224 TDD 800-942-6908 Spanish Speaking, 24-hour-a-day hotline.
Provides crisis intervention and referrals to local services and shelters for victims of partner or spousal abuse. English and Spanish speaking advocates are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Staffed by trained volunteers who are ready to connect people with emergency help in their own communities, including emergency services and shelters. This is a great resource for anyone – man, woman, or child – who is experiencing or has experienced domestic violence or abuse, or who suspects that someone they know is being abused.

Domestic Violence Hotline

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD)
847-831-3438 (long distance)

National Mental Health Association
800-969-6642 9AM-5PM Mon-Fri
Information on mental health topics and referrals, access to an info specialist

Drug Treatment

Addiction Treatment

National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
800-662-HELP (4357)
Information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab centers for any drug or alcohol problem. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

National Cocaine Hotline
800-COCAINE (262-2463)
Information, crisis intervention, and referrals to local rehab centers for all types of drug dependency. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.


Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Help line and Treatment

Alcohol Treatment

Alcohol Hotline Support & Information

Alcohol Addiction Resources

Drug Rehabilitation

 How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs:

Detox Rehab

Treatment Centers

National Youth Crisis Hotline
800-442-HOPE (4673)
Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

Addiction Center

Please call: 18776555116

A free web information guide that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together.  

 Detox to Rehab

A free directory for information regarding addiction, recovery, alcoholism and local resources.

Treatment Centers

Treatment for Teens


Drug Safety

Young Adults and the Current Opioid Epidemic

Information for Family Members and Friends

Fentanyl Guide (Laguna Shores)

Rehab Resources


Recovery Services

Find a Treatment Center

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Eating Disorders

Resources for college students:


Elder Care

Elder Abuse Hotline

Alzheimer's Association Hotline
800-621-0379 8:30AM-4:00PM, Mon-Fri

Information and referral services as well as free brochures.


Health Information




Mental Health Challenges

PTSD Self Check

Gut-Brain Connection

Mental Health Challenges Facing Students




Parents Stress Line

Help for Parents: none listed here at present. See crisis intervention resources above

Poison Control

Poison Control Any Kind of Substance

Poison Control


How to Help Yourself and Your Baby When You Discover You’re Pregnant: A Guide for Addicts

Doctors Your Child Needs

The Parent’s Guide to Creating a Baby-Safe Home Interior

ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Keep Kids Safe from TV Tipovers

A Parent’s Guide to Building a Safe and Fun Backyard Playground

Does My Teen Need Treatment?



Nationwide RAINN National Rape Crisis Hotline

Sexual Assault

Runaway / Exploited Children

Missing Children Network

The National Call Center for At-Risk Youth
(818) 710-1181

National Hotline for Missing and Exploited Children
Operates a hotline for reporting missing children and sightings of missing children in order to offer assistance to law enforcement agents. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST.

National Runaway Switchboard
Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance to runaways. Provides information and local referrals to adolescents and families. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

Child Find of America Hotline:
800-I-AM-LOST (426.5678)
Looks for missing and abducted children. Operators are available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Voicemail on evenings and weekends with calls returned.

CONFIDENTIAL Runaway Hotline

Parent Abduction Hotline
Provides crisis mediation in parental abduction. Provides prevention information and referrals to local agencies. Operators available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Voicemail on evenings and weekends with calls returned.

Boys Town National Hotline

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The CDC (Center for Disease Control) National Prevention Information Network
1-800-458-5231 9AM-6PM Mon-Fri
Includes info on new medicines, treatment trials, HIV & AIDS, with information specialists available to answer questions. Also at (CDC National Aids Clearinghouse).

National AIDS Hotline
800-342-AIDS (2437)
Information and referrals to local hotlines, testing centers, and counseling. Open 24
hours, seven days a week.

AIDS Hotline in Spanish
800-344-SIDA (7432)
Open 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. EST, seven days a week.

AIDS Hotline for the Hearing Impaired
800-243-7889 (TDD)
Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

National Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline
Information and referrals to free and low-cost public clinics. Operators can answer general questions on prevention, symptoms, transmission, and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

Sexually Transmitted Disease & AIDS/HIV Information Hotline
800-332-2437, TTY - 800-332-3889 (Ohio)

Sleep Disorders

Social Work


Suicide Prevention

Resources for students: