Teen Issues

Health/Relationships/Sexuality​

Go Ask Alice 

is a health Q & A internet service providing information about fitness, nutrition, alcohol, drugs, sex, relationships, and general health.

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HIV & AIDS

provides information and resources about HIV & AIDS

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I Wanna Know  

provides answers to your questions about teen sexual health, puberty, vaccines, STD prevention, abstinence, birth control, testing, sexual orientation, and healthy relationships. Advice about talking to your parents, healthcare provider, and partner about sex.  Includes  real-time chat.

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Planned Parenthood 

provides information about sex and sexuality, STDs, pregnancy, abortion, and relationships.

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Safe Piercing 

gives vital factual health and safety information about choosing a piercer, a piercing, and taking care of your new piercing.

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Teen Health 

provides doctor-approved information and advice to questions teens have about mental health, sex, sleep, food, fitness, diseases, school, jobs, and safety.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED EMBARRASSING QUESTIONS (FAEQ)
Website resources and links for topics including: mental health, sex, sleep, food, fitness, diseases, friends, STD’s, pregnancy, relationships, dating, feelings, bullies, drugs, diets, virginity, abstinence, and more.

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Abuse/Domestic Violence

National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) in English and Spanish
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Services: Crisis center available to report abuse
Information and literature provided

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New York State Domestic Violence Hotline

English: 1-800-942-6906
Spanish: 1-800-942-6908
Hours: (in English) 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
(in Spanish) 7 days a week, 7am-11pm
Services: Statewide referrals for victims of domestic violence

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The Retreat – East Hampton

631-329-2200
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Services: Crisis intervention for victims of domestic violence.
Referrals to counseling, housing, etc.

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Addiction

Alateen

1-800-425-2666
Services: Self-help groups for youth with alcoholic relatives or friends

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Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

631-669-1124
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Services: The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

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Narcotics Anonymous of Suffolk County

631-689-6262
Services: Self-help groups to achieve recovery from addiction to drugs.

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NAR-ANON

1-800-984-0066
Services: Self-help groups for relatives and friends of drug abusers

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Coming Out

The Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Services: Hotline for gay, lesbian, bi, or questioning youth.
Suicide prevention
Trained counselors provide local resources

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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention (EDAP)

1-800-931-2237
Hours: 8:30-4:30 PST, Monday-Friday
Services: Answer questions, give information and nationwide referrals.

A Comprehensive Guide to Eating Disorders and How to Help
https://www.mswdegrees.org/resources/eating-disorders

Eating  Disorders

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HIV/AIDS

National AIDS Hotline

New York State AIDS Hotline
In New York: 505-476-3612

New York State Counseling Hotline
In New York: 800-872-2777
Deaf and Hearing Impaired/TDD: 800-369-2437
Voice callers should use NY Relay: 711 or 800-421-1220 and ask for 800-541-2437

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Mental and Emotional Health

Mental Illness Association General Helpline

1-877-846-7369
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Services: Referrals, counseling

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Youth Connect

Emotional and support guidance
Call or text: 631-810-9010
Email: youthconnect@olaofeasternlongisland.org
Hours: 7 days a week, 9am-11pm
English and Spanish available

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Rape, Abuse, Incest

The Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN)

1-800-656-HOPE
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Services: Referrals to the nearest rape crisis center
Assist with an immediate problem.

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Runaway/Homeless

Covenant House

gives access to help with homelessness, running away, shelters, abuse, family, sex, rape, suicide, jobs

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Maureen’s Haven Homeless Outreach

offers supportive services, programs, and access to case management for the East End of Long Island

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National Runaway Hotline

1-800-621-4000
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Services: Crisis intervention, referrals for individuals under 18.

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Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Line

988
Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Services: Crisis intervention.

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