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If you need immediate help and don’t know where to turn, please TXT 4 HELP. Text the word SAFE and your location (address/city/state) to 69866 for help. Learn more here.

You’re never too far from the help you need.

If you have questions about some of life’s tougher topics, we’re here to help. Click on the topics to the left to read an honest, straightforward discussion about the things they won’t talk about at school. If you can’t find the answers you need here, find the Safe Place near you and talk to us. Or, talk to someone else — don’t forget about the people in your life who want you to open up to them:

  • Friends or relatives
  • Teachers or guidance counselors
  • A minister, rabbi or priest
  • Your parents
  • A local youth shelter
  • A community crisis hotline

If you are in a city without a Safe Place Program, you can receive help by contacting the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS). This is a national toll-free hotline for runaway, homeless and other youth in crisis. You can call NRS anytime at 1-800-RUNAWAY.

Disclaimer – Please note that the recommended links are provided solely as a service to those who visit our website and the content does not necessarily reflect the philosophy or views of National Safe Place.

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