National Runaway Prevention Month on August, 2024: how do i stop cutting?

August, 2024 is National Runaway Prevention Month 2024. National Runaway Prevention Month November is National Runaway

how do i stop cutting?

I really wish you would tell your parents, they will not react the way you think they will. What you are doing is serious and can lead to more serious things. But, if you just can't tell them. Please call below ok.

Girls and Boys Town National Hotline


(TTY 1-800-448-1833)

Call With any Problem, Anytime

Open 24 hours a day, everyday

The Girls and Boys Town National Hotline is a 24-hour crisis, resource and referral line. Trained counselors can respond to your questions every day of the week, 365 days a year. We can help teens and parents with suicide prevention, depression, school issues, parenting troubles, runaways, relationship problems, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, chemical dependency, anger and much more.

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Any problem anytime... the Girls and Boys Town National Hotline is here to help

i feel as if im always alone?

i feel as if im always alone?

Talk to a counselor...tell your mom you don't like the way shes treating you and arrange a place for you to stay until the dust settles...

here are some phone numbers...they may not all apply to you...

General Teen Help (any subject/crisis)

National Teen Emergency Hotline: 1-800-448-3000

The Helpline USA: 1-561-659-6900 (long distance charges may apply on this one)

Covenant House Nineline: 1-800-999-9999

Abuse / Violence Child Protective Services: 1-810-412-6109

Family Violence Helpline: 1-800-996-6228

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

National Referral Network for Kids In Crisis: 1-800-543-7283

Alcohol / Drugs

Alateen/Al-Anon for the friends/family of alcoholics: 1-800-813-3105 or 1-800-356-9996

Alcohol and Drug Helpline: 1-800-821-4357

National Council on Alcoholism amp;& Drug Dependancy Hope Line: 1-800-622-2255

Marijuana Anonymous: 1-800-766-6779

American Council for Drug Education: 1-800-488-3784

Anorexia / Bulimia / Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Information and Referral Line: 1-800-931-2237

National Crisis Line - Anorexia and Bulimia: 1-800-233-4357

Overeaters Abuse Hotline: 1-800-888-4680

National Eating Disorder Hotline: 1-800-248-3285

Food Addiction Hotline: 1-800-872-0088


American Cancer Society: 1-800-ACS-2345

American Lung Association: 1-800-586-4872

Cutting - if you cut yourself

Hotline for Teens who Cut: 1-800-366-8288

Depression / Grief / Loss of a Loved One

National Depression Association: 1-800-826-3632

Divorce - Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce

Boys Town Hotline (for Girls AND Boys): 1-800-448-3000

Gay / Lesbian

Gay and Lesbian Hotline: 1-888-843-4564

National Hotline for Gay, Lesbian, Bi and Transgendered Youth: 1-800-347-8336

PRIDE Institute for Lesbian and Gay Mental Health: 1-800-547-7433)

Mental Illness

National Alliance for Mentally Ill: 1-800-950-6264

Pregnancy / Birth Control / STDs

Planned Parenthood (connects you with your local clinic): 1-800-230-7526

Planned Parenthood Website

Emergency Birth Control: 1-800-584-9911

National STD Hotline: 1-800-1-227-8922

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic: 1-810-573-2090

AIDS Hotline: 1-800-872-2497

Legal Guidelines for Age of Sexual Consent - click here

Rape / Sexual Assault

NO MEANS NO: 1-877-666-3267

RAINN - The Rape Abuse & Incest National Network: 1-800-656-4673

Runaway Services / Shelter

Family Youth Interventions: 1-810-758-7040

Runaway RAP Line: 1-800-292-4517

Suicide Prevention

National Youth Crisis Helpline: 1-800-999-9999

National Adolescent Suicide Hotline: 1-800-621-4000

Teen Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-949-0057

Good luck

PLEASE HELP ME! It’s a bit long but I really need some help!!! :’(?

PLEASE HELP ME! It's a bit long but I really need some help!!! :'(?

First and foremost, I want you to know that there ARE good and remarkable things about you, it's just that these cruel and cold-hearted people have distorted your perceptions of who you are as a person. I don't want to get "preachy" here, but please know that God is always by your side and that His angels are watching over you at all times. When God sees people like yourself suffering and in pain, His heart aches for you and He crys for you. You may feel condemnation in your mind, "voices", if you will, telling you that "you're worthless" and "God doesn't exist or care about you"...let me tell you one thing: This is the work of demons--spiritual beings who we cannot see but are able to pry into our minds and hurl nasty insults at us. These negative feelings you may have are lies; do not listen to them, and don't listen to these jerks who bully you and your family members who don't accept you. If you read the Bible, you will see that Jesus Himself was considered an outcast...many people hated Him and treated Him terribly because He spent much of His time with the people whom society labeled as "outcasts" and were oppressed and mocked and persecuted. Did you know that the shortest verse in the Bible is: "Jesus wept." Basically, what I'm trying to say to you is that you must not let the evil people and "demons" that prey upon you get your better half, or else you may sink into a deep depression.

Speaking of depression, I myself am no stranger to this...nor am I a stranger to being bullied...nor am I a stranger to emotional (and perhaps sexual) harassment; I KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE TO FEEL ALL ALONE AND TO BE REJECTED AND IGNORED BY THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE SURROUNDED ME AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER IN MY LIFE. There was even a point in my life where I thought God didn't even like me. I "went off the deep end" and spiralled out of control, turning to drugs and alcohol for comfort. Please don;t go down this makes things sooooo much worse.

When you mentioned that you had never felt like this until now and that you had been strong in the past, alarms went off in my head. This is not a good sign as it indicates that you have reached your breaking point. YOU CAN ONLY TAKE SO MUCH BEFORE YOU "SNAP" AND DIVE HEAD-FIRST INTO A DEEP AND DARK DEPRESSION. I DON'T WANT THAT TO HAPPEN TO YOU, so my advice is to SEEK SOME HELP, FAST, AS I AM NOT EQUIPPED TO HANDLE YOR SITUATION PROPERLY. Please know that YOU ARE LOVED and that you have your whole life ahead of you, waiting to be lived. This is just a bump in the road and will soon pass...however, if you keep it bottled up like you've been doing for so long, eventually, it will all come pouring out like it is now. God Bless you...


* National Hopeline Network Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

* Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

* Family Violence Hotline: 1-800-838-8238

* Missing/Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678

* National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-786-2929

* Rape/Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673

* Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1222 (In case you ever need it...God forbid. Please never harm


Oh, here's one more:

* National Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Please keep your chin up and stay strong...this to shall pass! I've been where you've been, so look at me as a "survivor", for lack of a better word. Please feel free to contact me anytime.

Your friend,


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