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National Hotlines & Resources

Thank you for stopping by the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness. We are available from Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM ET. If you would like assistance, please feel free to start a conversation with us via live chat, call us at 1-877-382-9185, or e-mail clearinghouse@psu.edu. If you need support in any of the following areas, please consider using the hotline phone numbers or online support to receive individualized assistance from trained professionals. If you need support in an area that is not listed, please contact us for assistance in finding resources to best fit your needs.
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.
Installation and State Resources
Search for services and programs by installation — Coming soon!
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.
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 HelpRoom: https://www.safehelpline.org/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.

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.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Phone: 988
Text: 988
Live Chat: Start a Chat
Description: This hotline provides assistance from a trained counselor at a crisis center in your area.
Veterans / Military Crisis Line
Website: http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/Default.aspx
Phone: Dial 988 then Press 1
Online chat: Chat Online
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.

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