If you are in the USA and in need of emergency support please call 911 immediately.
Adolescent Crisis Intervention & Counseling Nineline: 1-800-999-9999
Teen Line teenlineonline.org
“If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! Call, Text, or Email us.”
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.
The Trevor Project thetrevorproject.org
“The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.”
It Gets Better Project itgetsbetter.org
“The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.”
Covenant House covenanthouse.org
“Opening Doors For Homeless & Trafficked Youth”
National Runaway Safeline 1800runaway.org
National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children missingkids.com
“The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is a non—profit corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. Since 1984, NCMEC has served as the national clearinghouse and resource center for families, victims, private organizations, law enforcement and the public on issues relating to missing and sexually exploited children.”
*Please note some of these services may have online support or information people in other countries may find useful. Trauma & Co. is an international project first created in England. We are continuously updating these pages and hope to increase our international resources as we move forward. If you have relevant, useful resource links for us to review please contact us.
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Last updated 2017 – please let us know if you have more up to date information.