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Posted By iamincontrol | January 2, 2014
Teen Line – 1-800-443-8336
You can call the Teen Line 24/7 to ask any questions you have about your health or a problem in your life. They will answer your questions or connect you with someone who can. You can also chat online with a counselor 8AM-8PM Monday through Friday.
Your Life Iowa – 1-855-581-8111
This 24-hour, confidential hotline is available to anyone who wants to find information about how to identify and deal with bullying or the topic of suicide. You can also text 85511 3-11PM everyday or chat online.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
This 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Calls are routed to the nearest crisis center in a national network of more than 150 crisis centers.*
The Trevor Lifeline (for GBLTQ Youth) – 1-866-488-7386 (1-866-4-U-TREVOR)
Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.*
National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
Sponsored by the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN). Online Hotline is also available (click the link).*
National Runaway Hotline – 1-800-786-2929 (RUNAWAY)
24-hour crisis line. It’s anonymous, confidential and free.*
Love is Respect: National Dating Abuse Helpline – 1-866-331-9474 (TTY 1-866-331-8453)
24-hour help for teens and young adults. Peer advocates are trained to offer support, information and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse relationships as well as concerned parents, teachers, clergy, and others.*
CDC-INFO – 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) or TTY 1-888-232-6348
Formerly known as the CDC National STD and AIDS Hotline, counselors at this hotline sponsored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now respond to questions about personal health issues, not just HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Available 24 hours a day, in English and Spanish.*
National STD (STI) Hotline – 1-800-227-8922
The hotline is available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm EST. The American Social Health Association website offers information about sexual health, healthy relationships, STIs, and more. Check out iwannaknow.org – a site developed for teens and their parents.*
Always reach out to someone when you have a problem or just feel like you need to talk. You are in control of your life.
*Hotline description from teenshavechoices.org