Suicide Prevention

The Girls and Boys Town National Hotline is the only hotline that children under 18 can call with any problem at any time. Hotline services are free of charge to every child in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories and Canada.

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-448-3000
  • Open 24-hours a day, every day.
  • Spanish-speaking counselors available; translation services for 100+ languages.
  • TTY line available for the hearing-impaired at 1-800-448-1833.
  • Counselors can help find services and agencies in the caller’s local community.

MORE RESOURCES

  • National Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-448-4663
  • National Mental Health Association: 1-800-969-6642
  • NineLine Nationwide (NineLine/Covenant House): 1-800-999-9999
  • National Hope Line Network: 1-800-784-2433

  • National Runaway Switchboard & Suicide Hotline: 1-800-621-4000
    Online: www.nrscrisisline.org/kids.asp
  • Teen Helpline: 1-800-400-0900
  • National Prayer Center: 1-800-4-PRAYER (1-800-477-2937)

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