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Domestic Violence

In an emergency call 911
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1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)

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TTY 1-800-787-3224
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1-866-879-6636 (USWOMEN)

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pathwaystosafety.org

Suicide Prevention

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1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

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IMAlive

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International

Listings of suicide hotlines worldwide
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Young People

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1-866-331-9474

Help with dating abuse for teens (USA based)
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Text “LOVEIS” to 22522
loveisrespect.org

1-800-422-4453 (4-A-Child)

Child abuse hotline (USA based)
childhelp.org

1-866-488-7386

LGBTQ youth crisis intervention and suicide prevention
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Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200
thetrevorproject.org

Crisis Support

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Crisis Text Line

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