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Do you need help now? 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

International emergency links and crisis hotlines

Are you in crisis right now?
You can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN, 24 hours a day at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). You can also search for your local rape crisis center.
If you are in danger now please call 911. If you are reporting a rape you should ask the local crisis center for a victim's advocate who will walk you through the process. For information on Reporting a rape click here.

Basic hotlines

Rape Crisis 1.800.656.HOPE (4673)

Self Injury 1.800.DON'T.CUT (366.8288)

Suicide Hotline 1.800.273.TALK, 1.800.SUICIDE (784.2433)

Domestic Violence 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)

Gay & Lesbian 1.888.THE.GLNH (843.4564)

Child Abuse 1.800.4.A.CHILD (422.4453)

 

International Rape Crisis Hotlines

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip//internl.html

 

Rape Crisis Centers by zip code or state

http://www.rainn.org/counseling.html

You can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN, 24 hours a day at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673), or you can search for your local rape crisis center. This site provides a search engine to find rape crisis centers in your town. You just need to type in your zip code.

 

Rape Crisis Centers by Country and State

http://pandys.org/forums/index.php?showforum=42

This directory was created by the founders and contributed to by members of the Pandora's Aquarium support group.

 

Hotlines for teens

http://teenlineonline.org/teens/

Crisis hotlines

http://www.cumberlandlibrary.org/hotlines.htm



Catagories of hotlines and websites
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RAINN Rape Crisis - 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

To find a rape crisis center near you click here.

http://www.rainn.org/counseling.html

Or call 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) and be directed automatically to a local crisis center hotline. Feel free to ask to speak to a woman.


A world wide directory of international abuse and crisis help lines

http://www.hotpeachpages.net/index.html

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Self Injury - 1.800.DON'T.CUT (366.8288)

How to stop self injuring in an emergency.

http://crystal.palace.net/~llama/selfinjury/fself.html
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Suicide hotlines - 1.800.273.TALK, 1.800.SUICIDE (784.2433)

If you're feeling depressed or suicidal now and need to talk to

someone, we're here to listen.

http://www.befrienders.org/index.htm

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The Gay & Lesbian National Hot Line 1.888.THE.GLNH (843.4564)

Gay and lesbian hotline

http://www.glnh.org/

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Domestic Violence Hotline - 1.800.799.SAFE(7233)

Find help in your state

http://www.4woman.gov/violence/state.cfm

http://www.dvsheltertour.org/helpusa.html

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Women's Health - 1.800.994.WOMAN

FREE, reliable health information for women everywhere

http://www.4woman.gov/
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Find your local police station

Google local search

http://local.google.com/local

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Is there someone you can call for moral support?

http://www.anywho.com/

Are you in need of a hospital? Do you need to call a taxi?

Look up the phone number and address here.

http://local.google.com/lochp

If you need directions to their house or a local hospital click here.

http://www.mapquest.com/

What to do if you are raped.

http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/problems/rape_what_to_do.html

RAINN information on what to do if you are raped.

http://www.rainn.org/whatshould.html

It wasn't your fault.

http://www.hopeheals.me.uk/21.html

 

International Rape Crisis Hotlines

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip//internl.html

 

RAINN International

http://www.rainn.org/rccs.html

A world wide directory of international abuse and crisis help lines

http://www.hotpeachpages.org

Abuse helplines

http://www.abusehelplines.org/

International hotlines

http://www.alltheseyears.net/international.htm

Hotlines- International

http://www.pandys.org/aphroditewounded/hotlines.html

Pandora's Aquarium searchable hotline posts

http://pandys.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=2982

If you are a student free counseling is probably available through your University. For rape crisis information for your school try this google search. Please enter the name of your University. Example : Rape and LSU and Counseling

 


Do you have a resource or rape crisis center to add?

 

Suggested steps in healing

 

Advice from other rape survivors

Please read "If you were my sister..."

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/sister.html

1. The first thing you should know if you were raped or sexually assaulted is that

It was not your fault.

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/selfblame.html


2. You can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN, 24 hours a day at

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

You can also search for your local rape crisis center. You can find hotlines at http://www.rainn.org/. If you call RAINN they will automatically refer you to a local hotline operator. You can choose which crisis center you contact by looking up the number here. Feel free to request to speak to a woman. Call 911 if you need to report a sexual assault to the police or are in danger now.

World Wide Directory of Abuse Lines

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip//internl.html

 


3. Online support group message boards are recommended as a good first step (if you are not ready to talk in person). You also need to speak to a rape crisis counselor and a therapist.

Find survivor message boards here

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip//crisiscenters.html#messageboards

Coping skills for panic attacks - Please read this list of calming and coping skills if you are having anxiety now.

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/copingskills.html


4. You may want to seek free counseling from your local rape crisis center,

Find rape crisis centers here or in the

International directory

http://www.rainn.org/counseling-centers/index.html

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip//internl.html

 

Find free student counseling from your university here

http://www.google.com.

Police reports are not mandatory if you speak to a rape crisis counselor.

 

5. Seek treatment from a trained therapist specializing in Rape Trauma Syndrome as soon as possible. RAINN also provides therapist referrals.

Find a therapist near you here

http://www.mentalhealth.org/databases/default.asp

This locator provides you with comprehensive information about mental health services and resources and is useful for professionals, consumers and their families, and the public. You may also call The American Psychological Association- for a referral 1-800-964-2000. For more information on finding a therapist click here.

International directory of therapists

http://www.sachinternational.com/therapists.htm

UK mental health resources directory

http://libraries.nelh.nhs.uk/mentalhealth/default.asp?page=DIRECTORY

UK mental health care

http://www.mentalhealthcare.org.uk/

Brittish mental health resources

http://www.mind.org.uk/Information/Factsheets/Sexual+abuse/

(if you have an emergency please call 911)

 

Resources for panic attacks

If you are having a panic attack now please try these coping skills and contact a trained therapist as soon as possible.

safe place

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/safeplace.html

or

Coping skills for panic attacks

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/copingskills.html

 

 

 

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