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Boys Town National Hotline

20121(800) 448-3000
(800) 448-3000

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About Boys Town National Hotline

The Boys Town National Hotline is a Short-term crisis hotline for children, youth and parents, who are directly or indirectly dealing with anxiety, depression, bullying, abuse and suicide intents or ideation. The Boys Town ​National Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is staffed by specially trained Boys Town counselors. It is accredited by the American Association of Suicidology (AAS).​​

Where is Boys Town National Hotline available?

Available nationwide in United States

Who does Boys Town National Hotline support?

All topics, parents, youth, and children

What languages does Boys Town National Hotline support?

English and Spanish

What can I talk to Boys Town National Hotline about?

Abuse & domestic violence
Anxiety
Bullying
Dementia & Alzheimers
Depression
Eating & body image
Family
Gambling
Gender & sexual identity
Loneliness
Parenting
Pregnancy & abortion
Trauma & PTSD
Relationships
School & work
Self-harm
Sexual abuse
Stress
Substance use
Suicide
Supporting others
Grief & loss
Physical illness

Accessibility notes

Txt free with carriers AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, Virgin, Cricket, Nextel, Boost. Standard message & data rates apply for other carriers. Available in English and Spanish.


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