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One of a Kind
The Girls and Boys Town National Hotline is the only hotline that children and parents can call with any problem at any time:

* Open 24-hours a day, every day at 1-800-448-3000
* Spanish-speaking counselors available; translation services for 100+ languages
* TTY line available for the hearing-impaired at 1-800-448-1833
* Counselors can help find services and agencies in the callers' local community

Help at the End of the Line
Callers talk to highly-trained, professional counselors who listen and give "right now" answers. They're sympathetic people who have expertise dealing with these and other problems:

* depression
* suicide
* running away
* parenting problems
* relationship concerns
* physical, sexual, and emotional abuse
* chemical dependency
* mental health
* anger
* aggressive behavior

Toll Free
Operated by Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, hotline services are free of charge to every parent and child in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, and Canada.

Toll-Free: 1-800-448-3000