For more information on dealing with harassment, depression or suicide, and to view the real stories of people dealing with emotional issues, visit:

half

thin

The Jed Foundation

Active Minds

Reach Out

To Write Love On Her Arms

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth


Problems bigger than you can handle?
Please contact one of the following 24-hour hotlines for help.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-9474

The Trevor Lifeline (Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth)
866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)

Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), press 1

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
24-hour online hotline: http://online.rainn.org

Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse)
1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)

CDC-INFO (Formerly known as the CDC National STD and AIDS Hotline)
1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)

Local Authorities
911
How to call the police: http://www.thesafespace.org/stay-safe/need-help/calling-the-police/

IN CANADA:

For anonymous and free support and counselling services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, call Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868. To ask a question online, visit kidshelpphone.ca

For more information on these important topics, please check out the sites below.

Dating abuse:
loveisrespect: http://www.loveisrespect.org/
The Safe Space: http://www.thesafespace.org/
Love is not Abuse: http://loveisnotabuse.com

Digital abuse / cyberbullying:
A THIN LINE (MTV’s digital abuse campaign): http://www.athinline.org/
Wired Safety: https://www.wiredsafety.org/

Eating disorders:
National Eating Disorders Association: http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
Hotline: 1-800-931-2237 (8:30am-4:30pm Pacific time)

Girls’ and women’s health:
National Women's Health Information Center: http://womenshealth.gov/
Hotline: 1-800-994-9662 (Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm)
Girlshealth.gov: http://girlshealth.gov/

Mental health and suicide prevention:
Half of Us (mtvU’s mental health campaign): http://www.halfofus.com
The Trevor Project provides suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth: http://www.thetrevorproject.org
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for Veterans: http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/Veterans

Phone number blocking:
A THIN LINE (MTV’s digital abuse campaign): http://www.athinline.org/facts/constant-messaging (under ‘draw your line’)

Relationships and sexual health: 
CDC's National HIV and STD Testing Resources: http://www.findstdtest.org
It’s Your Sex Life (MTV’s sexual health campaign): http://www.itsyoursexlife.com/iysl
Planned Parenthood: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Sexual assault:
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network: http://www.rainn.org

Social networking sites:
Facebook Safety Center: http://www.facebook.com/safety
MySpace Support: http://faq.myspace.com/
Twitter Harassment and Violent Threats Policy: http://twitter.zendesk.com/entries/15794-harassment-and-violent-threats-policy

Substance abuse:
MTV’s substance abuse resource page: http://substanceabuse.mtv.com
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration’s Facility Locator: http://www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

Veterans:
BRAVE (MTV’s veterans resource page): http://brave.mtv.com
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America: http://iava.org/

 

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