State & National Hot Lines

Child Protective Services 1-800-252-5400

 

Texas Youth Hot Line 800-989-6884 -Hotline for family conflicts, runaways, delinquency, truancy, and abuse and neglect.

 

Texas Runaway Hotline 888-580-HELP (4357)

 

Texas Suicide Crisis Center 214-828-1000

 

Suicide Hotline 800-273-TALK (8255)

 

Advocates For Human Potential, Inc 800-795-5486 - Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Technical Assistance Center.

 

AIDS Info 800-874-2572 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Spanish speaking operators available www.aidsinfo.nih.gov

 

Alcohol and Drug Hotline -800-821-4357,provides referals to local facilities, Brief interventions.

 

Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyslexia Challenge - 800-233-2322

 

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referal Center 800-438-4380

 

Brain Injury Association of Texas - 800-392-0040 - www.biatx.org Provides information and support in the form of family support groups as well as educational events and conferences throughout the state of Texas.

 

CDC National STD/AIDS Hotline 800 227-8922 English (STD)

800 342- 2437 English (AIDS)

800-344-7432 (Spanish)

800-243-7889 (TDD)

English:24 hrs 7 days a week; Spanish: 8:00 -2:00 AM , 7 days a week (eastern time) TTY 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM M-F Eastern time

www.ashastd.org/nah/index/html

 

Childhelp USA 800-4-A-Child (422-4453) www.childhelpusa.org/programs_counseling.htm

Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse and domestic violence issues. Gives referrals to local agencies offering counseling and other services related to child abuse, adult survivor issues, and domestic violence. Provides literature on child abuse ib English and Spanish.

 

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD) 800-233-4050 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday- Friday Spanish Speaking operators available www.chadd.org

 

Covenant House Nineline 800-999-9999 Spanish speaking operators available www.covenanthouse.org/programs_nl.html

Crisis line for youth, teens, and families; locally based referrals throughout the United States. Help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays. 

 

Dallas Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health 1-214-320-1825 Provides advocacy for families by serving as a liason between professionals and families who are in need of specialized services for children with emotional and behavioral problems. 

 

Department of Transportation's Hotline for Air Travelers with Disabilities 800-778-4838(voice) or

 800-455-9880 (TDD)

 

Depression and BiPolar Support Alliance - 800-826-3632

 

Depressive and Manic Depressive Association - Fort Worth and Tarrant County 817-654-7100 Provides education to patients, families, professionals, and the public as well as assisting patients and families to access care and resources. 

 

Family Support 800-893-3264, 1-512-407-8844, provides information to families of children and adolescents with serious emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders. 

 

Girls and Boys Town National Hotline 800-448-3000 or 800-448-1833 (TDD) Spanish speaking operators available; TDD capability.

www.girlsandboystown.org

 

Good Chemestry Dual Diagnosis Groups - 512-440-4056, Provides therapy for people with mental illness and substance abuse problems, also available in spanish.

 

Jason Foundation 877-778-2275 (suicide prevention hotline)

 

Kid Help 800-543-7283 Children and adolescents in crisis receive immediate help; Provides referrals to mental health services, shelters, substance abuse, sexual abuse, family counseling, residential care, adoption/foster care, etc.

 

Medical Instituts for Sexual Health 800-892-9484 (publication orders only) ; 8:15am - 5:00 pm (central time) - Spanish Speking www.medinstitute.org

 

Mental Health Association of Texas 512-454-3706 www.mhatexas.org provides information and support on all services regarding mental health

 

Mental Health Association of Tarrant County 817-335-5405 www.mhatc.org provides education through self-help groups as well as information and referrals to support groups. 

 

Mental Health Association of Greater Dallas 214-871-2420 www.mhadallas.org provides education, information, policy, and referrals to self help groups. 

 

NAMI Helpline (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) 800-950-NAMI (6264) www.nami.org M-F 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

 

NAMI Texas 800-633-3760 or 512-693-2000 provides information on mental illness and referrals to local groups. The local self-help groups provide support and education about community services to families and individuals. 

 

National Adoption Center 800-862-3678 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM  www.adopt.org

 

National Child Care Information Center, ACF - 800-616-2242, 800-516-2242 (TDD), 800-716-2242 (Fax) 

8:30 am -5:30 Pm, Wednesdays 8:30AM - 8:00 PM spanish speaking operators available. www.nccic.org

 

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information 800-394-3366 www.nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/index.cfm

 

National Clearinghouse on Family Support and Children's Mental Health 800-628-1696

 

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 800-799-SAVE (7233)

spanish speaking operators available  www.ncadv.org

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 PO Box 161810, Austin, Tx, 78716 ; provides crisis intervention, information and referral to victims, perpetrators, friends and families. 

 

National Foundation for Depressive Illness 800-248-4344

 

National HIV/AIDs Treatment Hotline (Project Inform) 800-822-7422 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F (Pacific Time) 10:00 AM to 4:00 Pm  Saturdays (Pacific Time) Spanish speaking operators available. www.projinf.org

 

National Human Trafficking Resources Center 888- 373-7888

 

National Institute of Mental Health Information Line 800-647-2642 www.nimh.nih.gov provides information and literature on mental illness by disorder

 

National Mental HEalth Association 800-969-NMHA (6642)

 

NAtional Parent Information Network 217-333-1386, 51 Gerty Dr, Champagne Il, Provides information on a variety of topics including youth with disabilities. 

 

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence 888-Rx-Abuse  800-595-4889 (TDD)

www.endabuse.org/programs/display.php3?DocID=41

 

National Runaway Switchboard 800-621-4000, 800-621-0394 (TDD) 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 24 hour voice mail, www.nrscrisisline.org

Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance information to runaways. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide; also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Has access to AT&T Language Line, Free bus rides home for qualified youth via Greyhound's "Home Free" program.

 

National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness 800-444-7415

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255)

 

Parent Advise Line 817-332-6399 Provides parenting advise via telephone.

 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National (RAIN) Network 800-656-4673, Spanish speaking operators available. www.rainn.org/

 

SAFE (Self Abuse Finally Ends) 800-DONT-CUT (800-366-8288) www.selfinjury.com

 

SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment 800-662-HELP (4357), 800 487-4889 (TDD),

877-767-8432 Spanish

 

SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information 800-729-6686

 

State Mental Health Agency 800-252-8154, 512-206-4588 www.mhmr.state.tx.us Provides information about admission, care, treatment, release, and patient follow-up in public or private psychiatric residential treatment facilities. 

 

SU Familia - 866-783-2645 A bilengual service of the offic eof Minority HEalth Resource Center

 

Teen Dating Violence Hotline 817-460-0606 

 

Well Spouse Association -800-838-0879 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 24 hr recording- leave message, www.wellspouse.org/information.html

 

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