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Hotlines and Other Resources

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LIFENET—Crisis Intervention *
Talk to mental health professionals or locate mental health or
substance abuse services

English: (800) LIFENET (543-3638)
Spanish: (877) AYUDESE (298-3373)

National Runaway Safeline
24 hour crisis line for runaway or street youth.

1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)

Safe Horizon's Domestic Violence Hotline *
Counselors can help identify resources and support 24/7

(800) 621- HOPE (4673)

The Samaritans Suicide Prevention Hotline
24 hour emotional support and crisis response hotline

(212) 673-3000

HOPEline *
24/7 Assistance with alcoholism, drug abuse,
and problem gambling

(877) 8-HOPENY (46-7369)

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hotline *
24/7 assistance for finding treatment providers

(800) 662-HELP (4357)

Alcoholics Anonymous

(212) 647-1680 (meeting referral)
(212) 870-3400 (literature)

Marijuana Anonymous

(212) 459-4423

New York State Smokers Quit line *

(866) NY-QUITS (697-8487)

Family Planning Benefit program
Public health insurance for New Yorkers who need
family planning services

(718) 557-1399

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
24 hour emergency help.
Peer advocates available to talk or
chat between 4 pm-2 am

Text “loveis” to 22522

Safe Horizon's Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline*
24/7 crisis counseling, assistance with finding shelter.
Provides referrals

(212) 227-3000

NYS HIV/AIDS Hotline

English: 1-800-541-2437
Spanish: 1-800-233-7432
1-800-396-2437 TDD

NYC Anti-Violence Project (AVP)*
24/7 assistance for LGBTQ and HIV+ survivors of violence

(212) 714-1141

3-1-1
In an emergency, dial 911.
For government information and non-emergency services

311

Medicaid Information
Human Resources Administration (HRA)

888-692-6116

Youth Empowerment Speaks (YES)
Queens Consortium Youth group: Discuss bullying,
substance abuse and peer pressure

(718) 297-8000, ext. 265

NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse

Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body

FindYouthInfo: Youth-focused organizations and resources

*Bilingual (English and Spanish) services available