The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call or text 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453).
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 for children and caregivers. All calls are anonymous and confidential.
Mental Health America of Virginia's Warm Line
is a peer-run service for individuals, family members, and other concerned parties in Virginia who would like someone to talk to, or who request community mental health resources, or who have specific questions about their recovery journey. The peers who answer the Warm Line listen with compassion and provide non-judgmental support. Call 1-866-400-6428
, Mon-Fri 9am-9pm and Sat-Sun 5pm-9pm.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
provides 24/7 support for survivors and their loved ones. Call 1-800-799-7233
, use the website's live chat function
, or text LOVEIS
. They also provide services for those who are deaf and hard of hearing
(the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) offers a Disaster Distress Helpline
for immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. For services in both English and Spanish, call 1-800-985-5990.
To connect with a trained crisis counselor, text TalkWithUs
(for Spanish) to 66746