If you think you or a tribe member may have a medical emergency please call your doctor or 911 immediately.


HOTLINES

If ever you are feeling hopeless, suicidal, or simply in need of speaking with someone, there are numerous free and anonymous hotlines with trained operators available.


Suicide Prevention / Depression Support

US: Hopeline (Suicide Prevention): 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

US: Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-Talk (1-800-8255)

US: Directory of Local Helplines / Centers

UK: Samaritans (Nat'l and local): 08457 90 90 90 or jo@samaritans.org

Global: Befrienders Worldwide Directory of Suicide Hotlines


Substance Abuse / Alcoholism

US: National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

US: Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention: 1-800-234-0246

US: National Cocaine Hotline: 1-800-COCAINE (262-2463)

US: Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline (for friends and family) 1-800-344-2666

UK: Drinkline: Nat'l. Alcoholism Helpline: 0800 917 8282

NZ: Alcohol / Drug Helpline: 0800 787 797


Rape, Abuse & Domestic Violence

US: Nat'l. Center For Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)

US: Childhelp (Child Abuse): 1-800-4ACHILD (1-800-422-4453)

US: Nat'l. Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

US: Safe Horizons Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)

US: RAINN Nat'l. Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

US: Nat'l. Center on Elder Abuse: 1-800-677-1116

US: National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000

UK: Women's Aid Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Global: The Broken Spirits Network: Directory of Abuse Hotlines / Resources


Gay / Lesbian Issues

US: GLBT National Help Center (Gay & Lesbian): 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)

UK: London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard: 020 7837 7324


Pregnancy / Sexual Health

US: Planned Parenthood: 1-800-230-PLAN (7526)

US: Nat'l. STD Hotline: 1-800-227-8922

US: National AIDS Hotline: 1-800-342-AIDS (2437)

US: The Teen AIDS Hotline: 1-800-440-TEEN (8336)


Medical Emergencies

US: Nat'l. Poison Help: 1-800-222-1222


In the event another tribe member is in need, please forward the above hotline information. Please note, WebTribes does not collect personal information about tribe members and lacks the resources, information and tools to investigate or call local authorities. The above hotline information is the best resource available for someone in need.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES / ORGANIZATIONS

ULifelineA directory of resources available for college students— take a self-assessment test; or find your college psych services center.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Alcoholics Anonymous is an informal meeting society for recovering alcoholics whose primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – Narcotics Anonymous similar to AA, is an international, community-based association of recovering addicts.

Self-Mutilators AnonymousA community-based association for individuals struggling with self-mutilation.        


INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES

National Institute of Mental Health Extensive resource for information on a variety of mental health topics.

National Institute of Health Extensive resource for information on all health related topics.

MedlinePlusExtensive resource for information of different drugs and treatment options.