Local and National Hotlines

The Alcohol Hotline

Available 24/7, this hotline specializes in answering questions about alcohol and drug problems.

Al Anon/Alateen Family Group Headquarters

(Monday-Friday: 8 am-6 pm ET)
Al Anon/Alateen is an organization which offers hope to families of alcoholics.

ChildHelp USA
1-800-4-A-CHILD or 1-800-422-4453

This hotline helps victims of child abuse.

Children’s Services of Richland County

Reports of suspected child abuse and neglect are handled 24 hours a day at this local phone number.

CyberTip Line

You can report any suspicious or illegal internet activity to this hotline.

Domestic Violence Shelter (Richland County)

This 24-hour hotline can provide information about domestic violence prevention including dating relationships and stalking.

Girls and Boys Town National Hotline

This 24-hour hotline helps teens with all kinds of problems, from rape to suicide prevention.

Helpline (Richland County)
419-522-HELP or 419-522-435
The Center for Individual and Family Services operates a 24-hour crisis hotline which can help identify local resources and options in North Central Ohio.

National Center for Missing or Exploited Children
1-800-THE-LOST or 1-800-843-567
You can call this hotline with any information about missing children.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE or 1-800-799-7233

This hotline offers information about domestic violence, as well as crisis intervention and local information.

National Hopeline Network
1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433

This hotline helps teens in crisis, or considering suicide.

National Runaway Switchboard
1-800-RUNAWAY or 1-800-621-786-2929

This 24-hour hotline offers crisis intervention and advice to runaways and their families.

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