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Abuse Resources

Below, find resources to get help for you, a friend, or a family member.

(Resources on this page are provided for informational purposes only)

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Resources for abuse

National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)

Adult Protective Services (APS) programs promote the safety, independence, and quality-of-life for vulnerable adults who are, or are in danger of, being abused, neglected by self or others, or financially exploited, and who are unable to protect themselves. APS is a social service program authorized by law in every state to receive and investigate reports of elder or vulnerable adult maltreatment and to intervene to protect the victims to the extent possible. Select your State or Territory from this main website.

To learn more: napsa-now.org



New Jersey Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services (APS) programs have been established in each county in New Jersey to receive and investigate reports of suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults living in a community setting. To report a case, call New Jersey Adult Protective Services at 609-588-6501

To learn more: state.nj.us/humanservices



1in6 Organization

Provides support for males who have been sexually abused. Speak confidentially with a trained advocate. Speak confidentially with a trained advocate at 1-800-656-4673

To learn more: 1in6.org



Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness

For teens and adults. Provides information and resources about relationship abuse, sexual assault, gender violence, barriers for leaving and safety planning. To reach the national relationship abuse hotline, call 1-800-799-7233

To learn more: stoprelationshipabuse.org



The Childhelp Hotline

For all ages. Provides parents with resources, training and support for child abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment. To speak to a counselor, call 1-800-422-4453 or text 1-800-422-4453

To learn more: childhelphotline.org



CyberSmile

Committed to digital wellbeing and tackling all forms of bullying and abuse online. Offers education, professional help, and support services.

To learn more: cybersmile.org



National Domestic Violence Hotline

Offers 24/7 help for domestic assault victims over the phone, and has information on how to recognize and prevent domestic abuse. To speak to a counselor, call 1-800-799-7233 or text START to 88788

To learn more: thehotline.org

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Resources for bullying

Girlshealth.gov

Instructs girls about health and wellbeing, relationships (including family), bullying, illness, and disabilities.

To learn more: girlshealth.gov



Nemours KidsHealth

Informs teens, kids, and parents about physical and mental health, wellness, relationships, puberty, nutrition, self-esteem, bullying and more.

To learn more: kidshealth.org



STOMP Out Bullying

Provides information and advocacy resources for victims of bullying, cyberbullying, sexing, and other forms of peer abuse. To contact STOMP Out Bullying, please call: 1-877-602-8559

To learn more: stompoutbullying.org



Without My Consent

Provides legal information and coping resources for victims of online privacy violations and harassment.

To learn more: withoutmyconsent.org



Workplaces Respond

Provides legal information, safety planning, and direct contacts to immediate help for survivors of abuse or harassment in the workplace.

To learn more: workplacesrespond.org

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Resources for eating and body image

Eating Disorders Anonymous

Offers online and live communities who support each other in their struggle to recover from eating disorders. Twelve step style.

To learn more: eatingdisordersanonymous.org



National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders

Supports and educates individuals struggling with eating disorders and their families.

To learn more: anad.org



National Eating Disorder Association

Advocates for individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Helpline, screening tool, resources, and community. Call 1-800-931-2237

To learn more: nationaleatingdisorders.org

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Resources for sexual assault

RAINN

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and has partnerships with local sexual assault service providers across the country. Get help 24/7. Call 1-800-656-4673

To learn more: rainn.org



SafeBAE

Student-founded, student-led organization whose mission is to end sexual violence among middle and high school students. SafeBAE provides information on safe bystander intervention, dating, and sexual violence affirmative consent, and survivor care.

To learn more: safebae.org



Workplaces Respond

Provides legal information, safety planning, and direct contacts to immediate help for survivors of abuse or harassment in the workplace.

To learn more: workplacesrespond.org



StrongHearts Native Hotline

24/7 safe, confidential, and anonymous domestic and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans and Alaska Natives, offering culturally appropriate support and advocacy. Call 1-844-762-8483 or text 762-8483

To learn more: strongheartshelpline.org

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Resources for substance abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA offers treatment locations, programs, and additional resources. Call 1-800-662-4357

To learn more: samhsa.gov



Al-Anon Family Groups

Helps family and friends recover from the effects of someone else’s drinking through a 12-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings.

To learn more: al-anon.org



Alcoholics Anonymous

Provides support for individuals who have struggled with drinking through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.

To learn more: aa.org



Drug Addicts Anonymous

Drug Addicts Anonymous is a fellowship of people who have recovered from addiction and are committed to helping those who still suffer. We have recovered by using the Twelve Steps as outlined in the book of Alcoholics Anonymous.

To learn more: daausa.org



Narcotics Anonymous

Provides support for individuals who are recovering from drug addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.

To learn more: na.org



National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

Provides drug education for teens, parents, and educators, as well as information about what to do if you or someone you know has a problem with drugs.

To learn more: nida.nih.gov



Partnership to End Addiction

Provides information and support for families struggling with their child’s substance abuse.

To learn more: drugfree.org



Find Treatment Locator

Provides a directory for locating behavioral health treatment services for mental illness and substance abuse.

To learn more: findtreatment.gov



Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA)

Provides information and support aimed to reduce the impact of substance abuse.

To learn more: samhsa.gov



This Is Quitting and Truth Initiative

Offers teens support for quitting smoking by providing alternatives to cope with stress and handle triggers. Free, anonymous text program that helps folks ages 13-24 quit vaping. Text CTL to 88709 to sign up for texts.

Truth Initiative is America’s largest nonprofit public health organization committed to making tobacco use and nicotine addiction a thing of the past.

To learn more: truthinitiative.org



Web Poison Control

Offers an interactive website, hotline, and app triage tool that guides users faced with a poison emergency.

To learn more: webpoisoncontrol.org