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National Hotlines & Resources

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SUICIDE

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Website: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Phone: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Live Chat: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/GetHelp/LifelineChat.aspx
Description: This hotline provides assistance from a trained counselor at a crisis center in your area.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Website: http://www.thehotline.org/
Phone: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Email: deafhelp@thehotline.org
Description: This hotline provides assistance related to domestic violence, including crisis intervention, information, and referral.

SEXUAL ASSAULT

National Sexual Assault Hotline
Website: https://rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline
Phone: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Online hotline: https://ohl.rainn.org/online/
Description: This hotline provides support for victims of sexual assault and can direct you to a rape crisis center near your area.

DoD Safe Helpline
Website: https://www.safehelpline.org/
Phone: 877-995-5247
Live Online Help: https://hotline.rainn.org/safe-helpline/terms-of-service.jsp;jsessionid=tqbia5x8y761112w7g8dxc200
Safe HelpRoom: https://www.safehelpline.org/about-safe-helproom
Text message: LOCATION or REFERRAL to 55-247 (inside the U.S.) or 001-202-470-5546 (outside the U.S.)
Description: This hotline provides support for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault.

PTSD

DCoE Outreach Center For Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury

Phone: 866-966-1020
Email: resources@dcoeoutreach.org
Live Chat: https://chat.magellanhealth.com/Cutesoft_Client/CuteChat/DCOE_SupportClient.aspx
Description: This hotline provides information and resources on psychological health and traumatic brain injury.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

SAMHSA’s National Helpline
Website: http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
Phone: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Description: This hotline provides referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery.

VETERANS/MILITARY CRISIS LINE

Website: http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/Default.aspx
Phone: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
Online chat: http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ChatTermsOfService.aspx
Text message: 838255
Description: This hotline provides referrals to services, including local VA centers, for Active Duty/Reserve and Guard Service Members, Veterans, and families or friends.

INSTALLATION AND STATE RESOURCES

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