Table of Contents

Substance Abuse
Eating Disorders
Physical and Mental Health (Suicide, Depression, AIDS, STDs, Pregnancy)
Abuse
Gang Prevention
Education
General Youth Support Services
Volunteerism


Alcoholics Anonymous
(561) 276-4581 – Palm Beach County
www.aainpalmbeach.org
(954) 462-0265 – Broward County
www.aabroward.org

ChildhelpUSA Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-4-A-CHILD
1-800-422-4453

Child Pornography Tipline
1-800-843-5678

Elder Abuse Hotline
561-383-1112

Palm Beach County Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline
1-800-352-2437

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE
1-800-787-3224 TDD

National Runaway Switchboard
1-800-RUNAWAY
1-800-786-2929

National Suicide Hotline
1-800-SUICIDE
1-800-784-2433

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-9474

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-HOPE

Sexual Offender Information Request
1-888-357-7332

Stop It Now!
Helpline If a youth is sexually abusing
M-F 9 am-5 pm ET
1-888-PREVENT
1-888-773-8368

The Parent HelpLine
1-800-FLA-LOVE

Teen Helpline
24 Hours
(954) 537-0211 – Broward County


Substance Abuse

If you suspect that you may be drinking too much and you don’t know what to do, call the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency

Hopeline
1-800-NCA-CALL

If you are worried about a family member or friend who drinks too much and are not sure how you can help, call:

Al-Anon/Alateen
1-800-356-9996

If you or a friend are using illegal drugs or abusing any drug and you don’t know who to talk to,

Call
1-800-662-4357

For information about drugs, alcohol, and tobacco call:

The American Council for Drug Education
1-800-488-DRUG

The American Lung Association
1-800-LUNG-USA

Cocaine Anonymous National Referral Line
1-800-347-8998


Eating Disorders

If you suspect that you or one of your friends may have anorexia, bulimia, or an overeating disorder and you want to get help visit these Web sites for more information:

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders Inc.


Physical and Mental Health (Suicide, Depression, AIDS, STDs, Pregnancy)

If you or a friend are considering suicide, PLEASE call the

National Adolescent Suicide Hotline
1-800-SUICIDE

If you are attempting or contemplating suicide right now,

Call
911

You may want to visit these web sites for more information:

Depression

If you or your friends are concerned about having a venereal disease or contracting AIDS, call for information:

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
1-800-227-8922

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Aids


Abuse

If you or a friend (male or female) are a victim of rape, incest, or any form of sexual abuse, call

The National Sex Abuse Hotline
1-800-656-4673

If you are in a dating relationship with a person who is abusive, call for help to

Dating Violence Information Line
1-800-897-LINK

If you or a friend are involved in the prostitution or pornography industry, and you want help getting out, call

Children of the Night
1-800-551-1300

If you or a friend or another family member is being physically abused at home, call:

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233

National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-4-A-CHILD

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE

You may want to visit this web site for more information:

Sexual Assault Information Page


Gang Prevention

If you are between the ages of 10 and 14 and are looking for friends and fun in a wholesome atmosphere, contact your local

Boys and Girls Clubs of America
1-800-854-CLUB

If you and your friends are considering joining a group and want to know more about its background, or if you have joined a group and are having difficulty getting out, please call

Cult Awareness Hotline
1-800-556-3055


Education

If you are considering going to college or vocational school and have questions about funding your education,

Call
1-800-USA-LEARN

Or
1-800-4-FEDAID

If you are interested in information about training programs in your state for such jobs as carpenter, receptionist, computer programming, visit the Job Corps Web site: Job Corps


General Youth Support Services

If you are a runaway and need help to contact home or return home, call

The National Runaway Hotline
1-800-621-4000

If you are dealing with a crisis or problem of ANY kind and don’t see what you are looking for in any of the links, call

Covenant House Nine-Line
1-800-999-9999


Volunteerism

If you are interested in volunteering time that will develop leadership skills, call to find out about the YMCA nearest you, Ask about their Black Achievers, Youth Achievement, and Youth Leadership programs

YMCA
1-888-333-9622

United Way
If you want to help your community, visit the United Way Web page to find your community’s local United Way.