We deal with some difficult subjects here on Stories at times. If you or anyone you know is suffering, there are some helpful places provided below that may be of some assistance. Please do not mistake these for medical advice.
The STMND team does not necessarily endorse any of these references. These are simply some helpful tools we’ve picked up along the way. We hope these will guide you in the right direction.
If you are in danger in the US, call 911 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
The Samaritans can be contacted by calling 08457 909090.
Readers in the Republic of Ireland can contact The Samaritans on 116 123.
United States and Canada:
Call the National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453).
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES® Phone: 800-DONTCUT® (800-366-8288) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will continue to update this page as more resources become available to us.
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