CRISIS HOTLINES

Did you know that Fairfield County 2-1-1 has a Mental Health Crisis Line?
740-687-8255 (TALK)
Toll-free: 855-431-0803

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Crisis Text Line
A FREE, 24/7 support for those in crisis.
Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
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Suicide Prevention Information
Toll-free 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
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Childhelp USA National Crisis Hotline
A 24 hour, toll free, confidential hotline offering information about the treatment and prevention of child abuse. Provides crisis counseling to adult survivors and child victims of child abuse, offenders, and parents. Operates national hotline.
Toll-free: 800-4-A-CHILD
TDD: 800-2-A-CHILD
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Covenant House Hotline
For problem teens and runaways, family members. Twenty-four hour nation-wide hotline. Offers referral services in caller's area. Conference calls and message relays from runaways to their family.
Toll-free: 800-999-9999 (24 hour hot-line)
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National Organization For Victim Assistance
Assists children and adult victims of family violence with a 24 hour hotline and short-term counseling, maintains information clearinghouse, provides training and technical assistance to state and local programs.
Toll-free: 800-TRY-NOVA (800-879-6682)
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National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Raising the standard of care & improving access to services for traumatized children, families, & communities.
Get Help
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National Respite Locator Service
For parents and professionals caring for children with disabilities, or terminal illness, or at risk of child abuse or neglect.
Toll-free: 800-7-RELIEF (800-773-5433)
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National Runaway Switchboard
A confidential 24-hour, toll free hotline that assists runaway and homeless youth in communications with their families and other service providers.
Toll-free: 800-621-4000
TDD: 800-621-0394
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National Victim Center
Provides information referrals and materials free of charge to victims of all violent crime. Distributes safety information and maintains an extensive list of community resources assisting in the battle against victimization.
Toll-free 800-FYI-CALL (800-394-2255)
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National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
Toll-free: 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233)
TTY: 1-800-787-3224
Live Chat
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SAMHSA’s National Helpline
Toll-free: 1-800-662-HELP (800-662-4357)