In an emergency there are many 24-hour, toll-free hotlines available to assist you. Several of these are listed below. Additional resources are available from the U.S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Poison Control Center
Provides emergency assistances for overdose and poisoning situations.
SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration can get you in touch with a drug abuse treatment program near you.
National Foundation for Depressive Illness
Provides information about the symptoms of depressive illness, and follow up information and medical referrals for those who request them.
National Mental Health Association
The National Mental Health Association addresses all aspects of mental health and mental illness.
National Suicide Hotline
The National Suicide Hotline connects you to a certified crisis center near your calling location.
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
RAINN carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline can help you find out about domestic violence shelters and programs in your area.
CDC National STD/AIDS Hotline
The Center for Disease Control offers support for those infected with a sexually transmitted disease, including HIV/AIDS.