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  • Befrienders Worldwide - Worldwide resources for suicide counseling and support. Find help by country.
  • Boystown USA – Your Life Your Voice Helpline - (800) 448 – 3000 - Text: Text VOICE to 20121. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone, email, text, and online chat. Your Life Your Voice is a program of Boystown USA and is available to children, parents, and families who are struggling with self-harm, mental health disorders, and abuse.
  • Childhelp (1.800.4ACHILD) - Provides 24/7 assistance in 170 languages to adults, children, and youth with information and questions regarding child abuse. All calls are anonymous and confidential.
  • Cocaine Anonymous - (800) 347-8998 – World Services
  • Colorado Free Rehab Centers - There are a number of free drug rehab centers in Colorado.
  • Dating Abuse and Domestic Violence - loveisrespect - 866-331-9474 - loveisrespect focuses on young adult relationships and hopes to end dating abuse. loveisrespect offers 24/7 help.
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender National Hotline – 
    (888) 843 – 4564 - Youth Talkline: (800) 246 – 7743 - Senior Helpline: (888) 234 – 7243 - Email: [email protected] - The LGBT National Help Center serves gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people by providing free and confidential peer support and local resources
  • Helplines for Victims of Crime - (Office for Victims of Crime) - List of national helplines for any victim of a crime including: sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and more.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264 - NAMI provides treatment options and programs. They wish to "raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need." The NAMI hotline is available every Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) - (800) 843 – 5678 – Cyber Tipline: http://www.missingkids.com/gethelpnow/cybertipline. NCMEC serves as a clearinghouse and comprehensive reporting center for all issues related to the prevention of and recovery from child victimization.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline (1.800.799.SAFE) - National call center refers to local resources; Spanish plus 160 other languages available; no caller ID used.
  • National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: 1-800-931-2237 - This helpline offers support Monday–Thursday from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. EST, and also on Fridays from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EST. You can expect to receive support, information, referrals, and guidance about treatment options for either you or your loved one. You can also contact this helpline through its online chat function, available on its website. Additionally, there is an option to send a text message if you are in crisis by texting NEDA to 741741; a trained volunteer from the Crisis Text Line will get in touch with you.
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline (1.888.373.7888) - National and confidential toll-free hotline to report trafficking or connect with anti-trafficking services, 24/7, available in 200 languages. Text also available for survivors: text HELP to BEFREE (233733) from 3 pm-11 pm. 
  • National Parent Helpline (1.855.4A.PARENT - Helpline for parent and caregiver support.
  • National Runaway Safeline - (800) 786 – 2929 - Email: [email protected] - Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone, email, forum, and online chat. The National Runaway Safeline provides crisis and support services for homeless and runaway youth in the United States.
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE) - (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network - RAINN) - Nationwide referrals for specialized counseling and support groups. Hotline (1.800.656.4673) routes calls to local sexual assault crisis centers for resources and referrals. Spanish available.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1.800.273.TALK ). Support and assistance 24/7 for anyone feeling depressed, overwhelmed, or suicidal.
  • Now Matters Now - Suicide prevention website offering videos on other people's experiences, mindfulness techniques, and coping skills.
  • Pathways to Safety International - (833) 723 – 3833 - Email: [email protected] - Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone, email, and online chat. Pathways to Safety International assists Americans experiencing interpersonal and gender-based violence abroad.
  • Shoplifters Anonymous - (800) 848-9595 - Open M-F, 9-5pm
  • StrongHearts Native Helpline - (844) 762 – 8483 - Available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm CST via phone. The StrongHearts Native Helpline is a safe, anonymous, and confidential service for Native Americans experiencing domestic violence and dating violence
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline - (800) 662 – 4357 - Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone in English and Spanish. SAMHSA’s National Helpline provides free and confidential treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance abuse disorders. Contact the VictimConnect Hotline by phone at 1-855-4-VICTIM or by chat for more information or assistance in locating services that can help you or a loved one.
  • The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386 (24/7) - The Trevor Project offers support to the LGBTQ young adult community. 24/7 help.
  • Urban Peak - Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado Igniting the potential in youth to exit homelessness and create self-determined, fulfilled lives. 303-974-2900. 
  • Veterans Association: 1-800-273-8255 - The VA's focus is to help veterans of all ages adjust to the transition of coming back, in addition to helping with any mental health issues or relationships. The VA offers 24/7 help.
  • Warmlines - A warmline is a peer-run listening line staffed by people in recovery themselves – Search by state
  • World-Wide Suicide and Crisis Hotlines - Listing of crisis lines around the world for anyone feeling depressed, overwhelmed, or suicidal.
  • YouthLine - (877) 968-8491 - Text TEEN2TEEN to 839863 - Our teens are here to support YOU from 4-10 PM PST

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