Reference Help Lines and Websites

SAMHSA’s National Helpline Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

Alcoholics Anonymous: 212-870-3400 provides information and meetings to those who suffer from alcoholism.
Our 800RecoveryHub site offers free and confidential help

Al-Anon Family Group: 888-4AL-ANON or 888-425-2666 provide information and meetings to family members and friends who suffers from alcohol and drug issues.

Narcotics Anonymous 818-773-9999 provides information and meetings to those who surfer from a drug addiction

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) 602-277-7991 provides information and meeting to those who suffer from relationship problems

SMART Recovery: 440-951-5357 A science based program that offers an alternative to AA. It is a  recovery support group.

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) 323-666-4295 A non-religious program that offers an alternative to spiritual based 12-step groups. The philosophy is that you can get clean and sober, even if you have others issues that you are not dealing with.

Boys Town Crisis and Suicide Hotline: 800-448-3000 or 800-448-1833
24-hour support for children and families.

Covenant House Hotline: 800-999-9999
This crisis line is available 24/7 for youth, teens, and families. Operators provide counseling and give locally based referrals throughout the U.S. Provides help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homeless, runaway children, and message relays.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233), 800-787-3224

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

National Mental Health Association: 800-969-6642
Information specialists are available M-F, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to provide information on mental health topics, as well as referrals.

CDC (Center for Disease Control) National Prevention Information Network: 800-458-5231
Information specialists are available M-F, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., to answer questions and provide information on HIV and AIDS, new medicines and treatment trials.

Parent Hotline: 800-840-6537
Dedicated to helping families who are in a crisis situation. It lists behaviors for parents to be aware of such as drug use and a questionnaire to help determine if a child is in need of intervention.

Poison Control: 800-222-1222

ChildHelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453) or 800-2-A-CHILD Crisis Intervention and Suicide


Call 911 if you are in immediate danger
If you cannot call 911, proceed to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room to ask for assistance. Regardless of the type of crisis, the Emergency staff will contact whichever branch of crisis intervention service is appropriate to get you the help you need.

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