If you are in need of support after experiencing sexual, emotional, or physical trauma, following is a list of organizations that offer support services that serve a range of identities, experiences, and needs.
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National Sexual Assault Hotline
If you have experienced sexual violence and are seeking support, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 808-656-4673 and you will be connected to a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
The National Sexual Assault Hotline gives you access to a range of free services including confidential support from a trained staff member, support finding a local health facility that is trained to care for survivors of sexual assault, someone to help you talk through what happened, and local resources that can assist you with your next steps toward healing and recovery.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you need mental health support, call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline utilizes the guidance of experts, as well as the voices of lived experience, to bring invaluable knowledge and support to reduce the national incidence of suicide.
If you are in crisis and need someone to talk to, please call the Trans Lifeline. The Trans Lifeline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers, created in response to the suicide epidemic within the trans community. The Trans Lifeline believes that some of the best support a trans person in crisis can have is a fellow member of the community with shared lived experience.
The Trevor Lifeline
TrevorText: Text START to 678678
The TrevorLifeline is a crisis intervention and suicide prevention resource for LGBTQIA and questioning youth, started by The Trevor Project. TrevorChat is an online instant messaging service that will connect you to a counselor, and TrevorText will allow you to connect and receive support through a standard text messaging service. All services are available 24/7/365, but if you need to speak to someone urgently, please call the TrevorLifeline.
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is a confidential service dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, and offers services including crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages.
A Call To Men http://www.acalltomen.org/about-us/contact-us
A Call To Men is an organization dedicated to educating men and boys all over the world on healthy and respectful manhood, and understanding the issues that take place at the intersection of male socialization and violence. Bring A Call To Men to your community to encourage these restorative, educational, healing, and necessary conversations.
Black Women’s Blueprint https://www.blackwomensblueprint.org/
Black Women’s Blueprint works to place Black women and girls’ lives as well as their particular struggles squarely within the context of larger racial justice concerns, so all members of Black communities may gain social, political and economic equality. To learn more about their work, and to access services including Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and their Emerging Youth Program: Emerging Girls and Emerging Sons, please visit their website.