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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
Dementia & Alzheimers
Eating & body image
Gender & sexual identity
Pregnancy & abortion
Trauma & PTSD
School & work
Sexual abuse
Substance use
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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