These are some of the many resources that are available nationally. Each resource will be able to connect you with local resources to learn more about counseling options, treatment facilitates, educational and training opportunities, support groups and more. You can also always reach out to The Blue Dove Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alcohol and Drug Helpline
24/7 national hotline that provides resources about local alcohol and drug abuse treatment options. Calls are free and confidential.
Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics (AL-ANON AND ALATEEN)
A support forum where the families and friends of alcoholics can share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems.
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
24/7 hotline with professional crisis counselors that offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
National Center for Elder Abuse (NCEA)
A national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment. Established by the U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA) in 1988 as a national elder abuse resource center, it was granted a permanent home at AoA in the 1992 amendments made to Title II of the Older Americans Act.
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
The largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders, NEDA serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures, and access to quality care.
The NEDA Helpline (1-800-931-2237) is available Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET to provide support, resources, and treatment options for yourself or a loved one.
National Drug Helpline
24/7 hotline to help those struggling with addiction receive information regarding treatment and recovery. Call for information regarding treatment and recovery.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Part of the largest nationwide network of programs and expert resources. Visitors to its website can find information about domestic violence, online instructional materials, safety planning, local resources, and ways to support the organization.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 hotline for people in distress and their loved ones to access prevention and crisis resources and best practices for professionals. Calls are answered by local crisis lines whenever possible.
National Teen Dating Abuse Line
1-866-331-9474 (Text or Talk)
24/7 helpline to answer questions about relationships and dating staffed by an advocate trained to offer education, support, and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse relationships as well as concerned friends, siblings, parents, teachers, law enforcement members, and service providers.
Poison Control Center
Free, confidential service that provides support from a poison control professional (including cases involving drugs and/or alcohol).
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)/National Sexual Assault Hotline
The nation’s largest antisexual violence organization, RAINN operates the hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and administers the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure perpetrators are brought to justice.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
24/7 hotline that provides information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Veterans Crisis Line
A free, confidential resource available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or enrolled in VA health care. The caring, qualified responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances.