National Hotlines & Resources
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is a multi-lingual hotline that receives calls for information and referrals nationwide 24 hours a day. The National Domestic Violence Hotline can directly connect you with a domestic violence program that serves your geographic area.
CALL 1-800-799-7233 | TTY 1-800-787-3224 | CHAT at www.thehotline.org
National Dating Abuse Helpline
Love is Respect’s mission is to engage, educate, and empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse. LIR is a great resource for teens and young adults, as well as concerned friends and family members, service providers, counselors, teachers, and members of law enforcement.
CALL 1-866-331-9474 | TTY 1-866-331-9474 | TEXT loveis to 22522 | CHAT at www.loveisrespect.org
National Sexual Assault Hotline
RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Through a network of more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country, the free and confidential hotline provides help 24/7. RAINN can also connect you to the sexual assault program in your geographic area.
CALL 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) | CHAT at www.rainn.org
National Helpline for Men Who Were Sexually Abused or Assaulted
The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. Their mission also includes serving family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.
CHAT at www.1in6.org
Safe Helpline is the Department of Defense’s (DOD) sole hotline for members of the DOD community affected by sexual assault. Safe Helpline is completely anonymous, confidential, 24/7, specialized service – providing one-on-one support, peer-to-peer support, and information and resources.
CALL 877-995-5247 | Chat at www.safehelpline.org | Find local resources by texting your zip code or installation to 55-247 (in the U.S.)
Self-compassion is the practice of treating yourself the same way you would treat someone you love and care about. Learn more about replacing self-criticism with self-kindness, laying the foundation for healthier relationships with ourselves and paving the way to healthier relationships with others. Learn more.
Digital & Printable Activities
Created by Love is Respect, these free toolkits for educators working with middle school and high school students aim to prevent domestic violence and dating abuse through education. Each toolkit includes information on the dynamics of dating abuse, discussion guides, printable resources and activities, and more.