Hotlines

If you need assistance or know someone in crisis, help is available:

Lifelines Counseling Services Helpline:
Lifelines Counseling Services of Mobile, Inc. is the agency of choice to help people find real solutions to real problems. Our goal is to facilitate positive changes in individuals, families and communities by providing comprehensive education, referral and counseling services for social, emergency and financial problems.
1-251-431-5111
lifelinesmobile.org/services_helpline.php

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and even loneliness.
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
1-800-799-4TTY (4889) for hearing and speech impaired
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline:
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence.
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
thehotline.org

National Sexual Assault Hotline:
Sexual assault service providers are organizations or agencies dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual assault.
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline

CarePointe:
CarePointe is AltaPointe’s call center that serves as the initial contact for most patients entering into or returning to AltaPointe care. Our knowledgeable CarePointe specialists are standing by 24/7 to take your call.
(251) 450-2211
altapointe.org/services/carepointe-call-connect-care/

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Helplines For Youth and Parents

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

American Psychiatric Association Answer Center:
1-888-35-PSYCH (77924)
Live operators available 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., eastern time, refer you to local board-certified psychiatrists.

American Psychological Association Public Education Line:
1-800-964-2000
Follow the automated instructions. An operator then refers you to local board-certified psychologists.

 Alateen:
1-800-352-9996
Alateen, a part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is a fellowship of young people (mostly teenagers) whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking whether they are in your life drinking or not.

 National Cocaine Hotline:
(1-800-COCAINE (262-2463)
The hotline provides information, crisis intervention, and referrals to local rehab centers for all types of drug dependency. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 National Youth Crisis Hotline:
(1-800-442-HOPE (4673)
The hotline provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services, as well as responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

Treatment Referral Helpline:
1-800-662-HELP
This helpline, offered by SAMHSA’S Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, refers callers to treatment facilities, support groups, and other local organizations that can provide help for their specific need. You can also locate treatment centers in your state by going to www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov