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


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 - 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


Childhelp USA 800-4-A-Child (422-4453)

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


Covenant House Nineline 800-999-9999 Spanish speaking operators available

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.


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


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


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


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


NAMI Helpline (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) 800-950-NAMI (6264) 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


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.


National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information 800-394-3366


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


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.


National Human Trafficking Resources Center 888- 373-7888


National Institute of Mental Health Information Line 800-647-2642 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)


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

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.


SAFE (Self Abuse Finally Ends) 800-DONT-CUT (800-366-8288)


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 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,


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