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Coming Out Tips for Queer Teens

HOTLINES FROM THE

NATIONAL YOUTH ADVOCACY COALITION

Trevor Suicide Prevention Line
1-800-850-8078

Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s HIV/AIDS/STD Line
1-800-342-2437

HIV/AIDS Treatment Info Services
1-800-448-0440
TDD: 1-888-480-3739
Open: Monday-Friday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. EST.

Covenant House’s Nine Line (a crisis line for youth and their families)
1-800-999-9999

National Runaway Switchboard
1-800-231-6946

National Youth Crisis Hotline
1-800-HIT-HOME

Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-422-4453

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233
TDD: 1-800-787-3224

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline
1-800-821-4357

Alcohol Hotline
1-800-252-6465

Drug Abuse Hotline
1-800-888-9383

Help by E-mail and Snail Mail: If you want to e-mail someone your own age who can help you sort out things, send a message to: talkline@lyric.org

Companion Pages:  1  2  3 

Written by: Written by: Shannon Berning. Special thanks to Celina De Léon. Partially based on the sidebar “Teenagers Coming Out” from the 1998 edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves.
Last revised: March 2005

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