We’ve compiled this list of resources to support your journey toward healing, growth, and empowerment.
Committee for Children is proud to provide tools that help children thrive. They work with educators, parents, policymakers, and partner organizations to deliver research-based programs, advocate for public policies, and provide leadership in our field. We believe education and prevention efforts that begin in early childhood and continue into adulthood achieve the greatest impact.
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.
Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. We focus our efforts on advocacy, intervention, treatment, prevention, family resilience and community outreach. If you are being hurt, know someone who might be hurting, or are afraid you might hurt another, call or text the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline. Your voice on the phone, your voice in text, or your online voice chatting with one of our professional crisis counselors will be a first step in breaking the silence and getting help. Call 1.800.422.4453 or TEXT 800.422.4453
24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse. Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages. Call 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) Text START to 88788
The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders by giving them the help they need to thrive. For Parents: You can use these evidence-based resources to spark important conversations and teach your kids a set of essential mental health skills.
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 67,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. This site hosts general information related to child health or specific guidance on parenting issues. Here, you’ll find information regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) many programs and activities, their policies and guidelines, their publications and other child health resources. Information on this site comes from the nation’s leading child health experts with scientific research supporting their recommendations.
The Trevor Project provides information, support and crisis counseling to LGBTQ & young people 24/7, all year round via phone, text and chat.Their mission is to end suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people.
The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth around the globe.
For some people, when depression and anxiety lead to a tornado of emotions, they turn to self-harm looking for a release. Self-harm and self-injury are any forms of hurting oneself on purpose. Usually, when people self-harm, they do not do so as a suicide attempt. Rather, they self-harm as a way to release painful emotions. Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support and crisis intervention by empowering a community of trained volunteers to support people in their moments of need.Text HOME to 741741 if you or someone you know is ever in crisis.
RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and leading authority on sexual violence.The victim services experts at RAINN take a victim-centered, trauma-informed approach to developing programs and services that support survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. As the country’s leading provider of sexual assault services, they have developed programs to help survivors in all stages of recovery. Get Help 24/7. Call 800.656.HOPE (4673). Website also supports Live Chat.
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness. They have an online chat and text capabilities.
#BeThe1To is the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline’s message for National Suicide Prevention, spreading the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide. The Lifeline network and its partners are working to change the conversation from suicide to suicide prevention, to actions that can promote healing, help and give hope. Together, we can prevent suicide by learning to help ourselves, help others, seek consultation from trained providers (hotlines and clinicians) and to seek hospital care when necessary. Learn about each of the 5 steps and why the steps are effective.
A project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, love is respect offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships. They also provide support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, and other service providers through the same free and confidential services via phone, text, and live chat. Call 1.866.331.9474. Text LOVEIS to 22522.