IF YOU’VE BEEN ABUSED, if you are concerned about your own or someone else’s safety, or if you need to sort through your feelings about current or past abuse, you can call these hotlines or get help onlineat any time of the day or night. Conversations are anonymous and confidential.
National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE or 1-800-656-4673
This number will connect you to a U. S. crisis center near you. Webpage has links to international help centers.
1-800-4-A-CHILD or 1-800-422-4453
Choose option 1 to speak to a professional counselor who will listen to you and help you figure out what to do. Accepts calls worldwide, can arrange for translation.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network) operates this live online helpline so you can safely reach a real person to help you, anytime, any day.
Working with RAINN, 1-in-6 offers online crisis support and information especially for men. They can also set up online counseling through USC Telehealth (University of Southern California). The name of the organization reminds us all of the prevelnence of sexual assault on men. Male survivors, you are not alone.
1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433
At any time of the night or day you can talk with someone who understands suicidal feelings and can help you survive. Translators and Spanish speaking counselors available.
Kids Help Phone (Canada Only)
Or call your local Crisis Center.
For European hotline numbers visit WAVE or Rape Crisis Network Europe.
Hot Peach Pages is a global directory of domestic violence agencies and abuse information in over 100 languages.
*** The information on this page is not intended to take the place of medical advice, professional counseling, or crisis intervention.***