Community & National Hotlines

We have listed phone numbers that you might find helpful in a time of personal crisis. We encourage you to use these numbers to connect with caring people who understand the challenges you are facing.

These are organizations that are not affiliated with Crossroads in any way, but are independent private or public organizations that welcome calls from people in need.

Central Ohio Hotlines

  • Any life-threatening or safety emergency: 911

  • Netcare Access (Mental Health Emergencies): 614-276-2273

  • First Link (a Resource Guide): 614-221-2255

  • Choices: Domestic Violence

  • Choices: Crisis Hotline: 614-224-4663

  • Suicide Prevention: 614-221-5445

  • Franklin County Children Services: 614-229-7000

National Hotlines

  • AIDS Prevention Center: 800-322-8911

  • AIDS Hotline: 800-551-2728

  • Al-Anon, Family Groups: 212-301-7240

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 212-686-1100

  • Battered Women’s Task Force: 414-466-1660

  • Bulimia/Anorexia 24-Hour Crisis Line: 800-762-3334

  • Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453

  • Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: 212-206-6770

  • Eating Disorder Hotline: 800-233-5450

  • The Grief Recovery Institute: 800-445-4808

  • National Legal Aid and Defender Association: 202-452-0620

  • Narcotics Anonymous: 818-780-3951

  • Runaway Hotline: 800-231-6946

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