Teen Crisis Resources
Below you will find linked resources to assist you, your family or friends with various health issues. You can also find print resources in the library.
This site has helpful resources for teens that are being bullied or would like to learn more information about bullying.
This site has the facts on drugs and drug abuse. It is geared towards teens and has information for teens who feel that they or someone they know, may have a drug problem. Call – 800-662-HELP
This site is a good resource for finding a local treatment center and getting help with drug abuse issues. Call - 800-327-5050
Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon (Alcoholics Anonymous) members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking. Call – 508-366-0556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reach the Massachusetts area office.
If you are homeless or thinking about running away from home, Bridge Over Troubled Water has resources to help you. You can visit their site in Boston or call their hotline! Call – 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
Located at Bridge Over Troubled Waters, 47 West Street, Boston, MA 02111
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Call – 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)
National Youth Talkline. Call – 1800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)
Call - (877) 565-8860
This site has some helpful resources on a variety of topics for teens dealing with a mental illness or dealing with friends/family with a mental illness. Call – 877-382-1609
CUTTING AND SELF HARM RESOURCE
SAFE ALTERNATIVES HOTLINE
Call – 800-366-8288
NATIONAL EATING DISORDER ASSOCIATION
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ OR Call – 800-931-2237
NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE
https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/ OR Call – 1800-4-A-CHILD (1800-422-4453)
JANE DOE INC.
The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: free and confidential support for you, family members, and friends. If you or a friend have experienced sexual assault visit this site for information or call the SafeLink number. Call – 1-877-785-2020
This organization provides free and confidential counseling and advocacy to all individuals impacted by sexual violence, relationship violence, and rape.
This site is a great resource for developing healthy relationships and to find help if you are in (or you think you might be in) an abusive relationship. Call - 866-331-9474 OR Text – “loveis” to 22522
For information regarding sexual health and questions you may have.
For information regarding sexual health, unplanned pregnancy, STD Screenings, and Birth Control. Call – 800-258-4448
Call - 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)