Friday, May 31, 2013

Helpful Hotline Numbers

If you need psychological support in difficult life situations, try these numbers before making any final decisions.

Adolescent Crisis Intervention & Counseling 1-800-999-9999 hotline assistance and counseling for adolescents in crisis situations.
Abortion Information 800-772-9100 Hotline help to get all available information about abortion.
Abortion Post-Project 1-800-5WE-CARE hotline assistance and counseling to women after abortion.
Adoptions 1-800-841-0804 hotline for help obtain all available information wishing to strive for better interpretation of children.
AIDS Treatment Information Services at 1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440) hotline to obtain all the information available for the treatment of AIDS.
National AIDS Hotline 1-800-342-2437 Hot line to get all available information about AIDS.
Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline 1-800-344-2666 hotline for people wanting to help his friends suffering from alcoholism. Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters 1-800-356-9996 hotline for people willing to help their family members who suffer from alcoholism.
Alcohol / Drug Abuse Hotline at 1-800-662-HELP hotline for those wishing to recover from their own alcoholic and drug addiction, makes recommendations about treatment programs and affordable social assistance programs.
Birthright 1-800-550 -4900 hotline girls and women concerned about an unplanned pregnancy.
Boys Town National Hotline 1-800-448-3000 hotline for teens and parents to discuss what domestic problems associated with poor relationships with parents, abuse of power, problems in school, depression or thoughts of suicide.
Net Care at 1-800-395-HELP (4357) hotline that provides help in understanding the information on alternatives to abortion.
Center for the Prevention of School Violence 1-800-299-6504 Hotline Center for the Prevention of violence or aggression in schools.
Centers for Disease Control AIDS Info 1-800-342-2437 Hotline Center for Disease Control, or infections, particularly AIDS.
CHADD-Children & Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder 1-800-233-4050 Hot line for children and adults with attention deficit or hyperactivity.
Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) hotline that would declare the abuse of children.
Cocaine Help Line 1 - 800-COCAINE (1-800-262-2463) or 1-800-992-9239 hotline for assistance to persons addicted to cocaine.
Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) 1 -800-548-2722 1-800-799-7233 1-800-537-2238 hotline that would declare the continued violence, slavery or exploitation.
Drug Help National Help LINES 1-800-378-4435 hotline for people seeking help for their addiction to drugs or medication.
Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention 1-800-931-2237 1-888-236-1188 1-800-841-1515 hotline assistance, awareness and prevention of overeating or malnutrition.
Ecstasy Addiction 1-800-468-6933 hotline for people with drug-dependence on ecstasy.
Emergency Contraception Information 1-888-NOT-2-LATE Hotline for information about the methods of emergency contraception.
Family Violence Prevention Center 1-800-313 - 1310 Hotline for the Prevention of Domestic Violence.
Gay & Lesbian National Hotline 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564) or 1-800-850-8078 hotline counseling to people with a different sexual orientation.
Gay & Transgender Hate Crime Hotline at 1-800-616-HATE hotline to prevent crimes based on hatred towards people with different sexual orientations.
Healing Woman Foundation (Abuse) 1-800-477-4111 Hotline care for women victims of violence or abuse.
Finding Help A Therapist 1-800-THERAPIST (1-800-843-7274) hotline help finding a therapist or doctor in your town and neighborhood.
Homeless / Runaway National Runaway Hotline 1-800-231-6946 hotline for homeless people and finding runaways.

 Incest Awareness Foundation 1-888 -547-3222 hotline awareness or statements about incest.
Learning Disabilities 1-888-575-7373 hotline for people with learning difficulties 
Marijuana Anonymous 1-800-766-6779 Hot line for people dependent on marijuana. 
Mental Health InfoSource 1-800-447-4474 1-888-ANXIETY (1-888-269-4389) 1-800-969-6642 hotline to obtain information about mental health services 
Missing & Exploited Children Hotline 1-800-843-5678 hotline to receive and post information about missing or exploited children 
National Adolescent Suicide Hotline 1-800-621-4000 Hotline care for adolescents with thoughts of suicide attempts. 
National Association for Children of Alcoholics 1 - 888-55-4COAS (1-888-554-2627) hotline to children of alcoholics. 
National Inhalant Prevention Coalition 1-800-269-4327 hotline for people with dependency on gas inhaled drugs. 
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800 - 273-TALK hotline to prevent attempts to commit suicide 
National STD Hotline 1-800-227-8922 hotline for sexually transmitted diseases. 
National Teen Dating Abuse Help 1-866-331-9474 hotline assistance to young victims of violence. 
National Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-448-4663 hotline help adolescents in crisis situations. 
National Victim Center 1-800-FYI-CALL (1-800-394-2255) hotline assistance to victims of crime 
Panic Disorder Information Hotline 1-800-64 -PANIC hotline for people with panic disorder. 
Pet Loss Support Hotline 1-888-ISU-PLSH (1-888-478-7574) hotline with the loss of pets. . 

When Should I call 911?

When should I call 9-1-1?
9-1-1 is for emergencies. If the situation seems urgent and has the potential to be dangerous, call 9-1-1. If you are not sure whether your situation is urgent please call 9-1-1. 9-1-1 dispatchers are trained to determine the seriousness of the situation and send the appropriate assistance.

What kind of incidents should be reported to 9-1-1?
For information about any incident that threatens your or someone else's life, health or property should be reported to 9-1-1. Examples include: the crimes that are in progress as well as fires or the need for emergency medical care.

What kind of incident does not have to be reported to 9-1-1?
Any incident is not located in the progress of development is not extreme, there is no need to call 9-1-1. Find the numbers of the local police, ambulance and fire brigade, calling 3-1-1 or 4-1-1.
Examples of non-emergency situations include: the message about the missing animals have committed the robbery of a car or a house, etc. If you are not sure whether your situation is urgent please call 9-1-1.

What if I accidentally call 9-1-1?
If you accidentally dialed 9-1-1, do not hang up the phone. Stay on the line and answer the dispatcher. If you disconnect, the police will be automatically sent to your expected location.

What 9-1-1 dispatcher asks?
From what address you are calling from?
If you do not know the actual address, tell the dispatcher, and then tell the names of cross streets, or the name of the nearby attractions or businesses located near, even the numbers of houses in the area will be able to help services. If you call from your home or office in the first place looking mail. When you ask about the place, the answers should be specific.

From what number are you calling?
answer needed in case you need to call back. 's the problem? Tell us exactly what happened. Be as brief as possible. Tell us what is happening now, not what led up to the problem.
Why when I call 9-1-1 dispatchers ask a lot of questions?
9-1-1 operator should ask questions to determine where the emergency and what exactly happens . The questions may seem irrelevant to you, but the information helps the controller to make sure that the correct response service will arrive at the scene in the right quantity. In an emergency, help is often sent at the same time, when a caller is still on the phone with the dispatcher. Can I call 9-1-1 from a cell phone? Yes you can, but wireless calls can create some noise for 9-1 - 1 points and subscribers. With cell phones, the location does not appear automatically, as is done with calls from traditional phones. If you are not familiar with your exact location, it is very important that you are able to give as much information about your surroundings.
What if something happens to me, and I can not say that?
9-1-1 How can you help me? When you dial 9-1-1 from a traditional phone, your location is automatically displayed on the computer screen controller. If you can not speak, either because of the outage, physical condition or the same offense continues, a police officer will be sent to your location without delay. If you are sick or criminal keeps you from talking, break call, any noise that the operator can hear will help in determining the most appropriate action. 9-1-1 operator will stay on the line until the service response will not arrive on the scene of events.
I have a hearing problem, and I can not communicate over a regular telephone line. What should I do if I need help with 9-1-1?
Every manager learns the proper use of 9-1-1 telecommunications device for the deaf people. No need to dial another number if you need help, just dial 9-1-1. 9-1-1 system is set up to automatically detect calls from callers with hearing problems.

What if I do not speak in English and I need some relief?
9-1-1 operators are able to connect the translator to talk for a few seconds. You just need to help the operator to identify the language, for example, the message "I don't speak English, I can speak Russian only" - "Ah Dont Speke Inglish, ah ken ACNP rashn ONLY" will give the operator the concept of what it is translator is needed. Managers of national service "Language Line". The interpreter will stay on the line until the end of the call and will help in the transmission of all information between the subscriber and the operator of 9-1-1.

Why should I pay for 9-1-1 service as part of my monthly fee for phone service?
9-1-1 service fees necessary to support the work of 9-1-1 centers across the country, those fees are small, averaging $ 0.50 per subscriber to help keep staff and equipment centers. This is the main financial centers of admission to 911.