General
Covenant House "9-line"
1-800-999-9999
24 Hours/7 Days A Week
A general hotline for teens with any kind of problem; Covenant House's expertise is in dealing with homeless and runaway youth. The people who respond to phone calls are trained in crisis intervention, as well as the ability to direct the caller to the appropriate organization or program.

Boys Town Hotline
1-800-448-3000
24 Hours/7 Days A Week
Highly trained professionals answer your questions regarding problems such as counseling, runaways, family and school problems, pregnancy, suicide, chemical dependency, sexual and physical abuse.

Runaways
National Runaway Hotline
1-800-621-4000
24 Hours/7 Days A Week

Depression, Mental Illness and Addictions
Crisislink
1-800-SUICIDE
24 Hours/7 Days A Week

Regent Hospital
1-800-LIFENET
24 Hours/7 Days A Week
An information and referral service.

National Mental Health Association
1-800-969-NMHA
24 Hours/7 Days A Week
Practical information for teens, including free pamphlets on various mental health topics and referrals to mental health centers, hotlines and treatment facilities throughout the United States. NMHA's Web site also offers various fact sheets for parents and children on everything from depression to school safety.

Alcohol
1-800-ALCOHOL
24 Hours/7 Days A Week
Information and referrals by trained staff.

Abuse
Child Help USA
1-800-422-4453
24 Hours/7 Days A Week
A national child abuse hotline that provides referrals and information to the victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and the suicidal.

RAINN (Rape Abuse and Incest National Network)
24 Hours/7 Days A Week
1-800-656-HOPE

AIDS
1-800-342-2437
24 Hours/7 Days A Week
Gives out educational information about the disease and is also a referral service staffed by trained individuals.

Dating Violence
1-800-621-HOPE
24 Hours/7 Days A Week