SAMHSA’s National Helpline

(Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association)

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States.


STOMP Out Bullying Help Chat Line

Call the hotline for help, or visit the link below to chat online with trained volunteers.

Call: 855-790-HELP (4357)

Disclaimer: https://www.stompoutbullying.org/livechat.php

Chat: https://stompoutbullying.org/get-help/helpchat-line/




Military Crisis Line 

800 273-8255 (or text 838255) – Crisis support for current or former U.S. military personnel and their families.

Befrienders Worldwide – Find a suicide helpline in your country.

Youth Advocacy Hotline

1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437)

School Violence Hotline


Text HOME to 741741 when you are feeling really depressed or suicidal, and a crisis worker will TEXT with you.

The GLBT National Help Center Hotline

1-888-THE-GLNH (843-4564)

The GLBT National Youth Talkline (youth serving youth through age 25): (800) 246-7743. Both provide telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.
(800) 246-7743

The Trevor Project 866 488-7386 – Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

Boys Town National Hotline


Serves boys and girls.

A 24-hour, confidential hotline

Covenant House — Nineline  800 999-9999 – A support service and 24-hour helpline for homeless youth. Deals with a wide range of issues, including bullying, suicide, basic needs, health, sex, drugs & alcohol and sex.

Dating Violence and Rape

National Teen Dating Abuse 24 Hour Helpline


1-866-331-9474/tty: 1-866-331-8453 (24/7)

Live Chat with Loveisrespect.org

(7 days/week, 5pm-3am EST)

RAINN: Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

1-800-656-4673 (24/7)

Live Chat with RAINN 


Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233 (24/7) or text TELLNOW to 85944 – A 24-hour hotline for any type of domestic abuse, including dating abuse and cyberstalking.

Child Abuse

National Safe Place

Text SAFE and your current location to the number 69866 (24/7)

National Runaway Safeline

1-800-786-2929 (24/7)

Child Abuse Reporting Numbers

Maryland and other states

Changes Drug & Alcohol Treatment Helpline

Baltimore MD area
24 hours
(410) 324-3025