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



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

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:

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
How to call the police:


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

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

Dating abuse:
The Safe Space:
Love is not Abuse:

Digital abuse / cyberbullying:
A THIN LINE (MTV’s digital abuse campaign):
Wired Safety:

Eating disorders:
National Eating Disorders Association:
Hotline: 1-800-931-2237 (8:30am-4:30pm Pacific time)

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

Mental health and suicide prevention:
Half of Us (mtvU’s mental health campaign):
The Trevor Project provides suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for Veterans:

Phone number blocking:
A THIN LINE (MTV’s digital abuse campaign): (under ‘draw your line’)

Relationships and sexual health: 
CDC's National HIV and STD Testing Resources:
It’s Your Sex Life (MTV’s sexual health campaign):
Planned Parenthood:

Sexual assault:
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network:

Social networking sites:
Facebook Safety Center:
MySpace Support:
Twitter Harassment and Violent Threats Policy:

Substance abuse:
MTV’s substance abuse resource page:
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration’s Facility Locator:

BRAVE (MTV’s veterans resource page):
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America: