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National Hotlines

If at any time you feel that you — or someone you know — are in immediate danger, call 911 or LACASA’s Help Line at 866-522-2725

All calls to us are confidential.

If you feel more comfortable calling a national helpline first, here are some resources.

National Dating Abuse Helpline
866-331-8453 TTY

The National Dating Abuse Helpline is specifically designed for teens and young adults. The advocates are available 24/7 to answer texts, phone calls and chats. The helpline also offers translation services.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
800‐787‐3224 TTY

National Domestic Violence Hotline provides information for people living in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The hotline is open 24/7and offers services in more than 170 languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline
800‐656‐HOPE (4673)

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) offers secure assistance on Sexual Assault issues 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800‐656‐TALK (8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers assistance 24/7. The hotline is staffed by trained counselors and callers are routed to the crisis clinic nearest their location.

LACASA Staff Insight

Why Victims Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of sexual abuse

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally was written and published by LACASA in September, 2012. It is updated regularly with links to relevant articles as they appear in the press. You will find the links at the bottom of this post. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football […]