Teen Resources

Mental Health:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline—1-800-273-TALK (8255) or chat online
  • Suicide Hotline—1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
  • The Trevor Project LGBTQ+ Youth Lifeline—call 1-866-488-7386, text ‘START’ to 678678 or chat online
  • National Mental Health Helpline—1-800-622-HELP (4357)
  • Disaster Distress Helpline—1-800-985-5990
  • Behavioral Health Services Locator

Substance Use:

  • National Substance Use Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
  • Quitline NC—1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) or sign up for Web Coaching
  • Marijuana Anonymous—1-800-766-6779 or join an in person or online meeting
  • National Drug Helpline—1-844-289-0879
  • Alateen—Chat with other teens who have been affected by someone else’s alcoholism

Sexual Health & Relationships:

  • Call the Wayne County Health Department’s Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic at 919-731-1000 to schedule a low/no cost, confidential STD screening
  • National HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Testing Locator 
  • Birth Control & STD Prevention Locator
  • Chat with a Planned Parenthood Educator online or text ‘PPNOW’ to 774636 to get answers to your sexual health questions
  • Sexual Health Counseling & Referral Hotline—617-616-1616
  • National Teen STD Hotline—1-800-232-4636
  • Teen Pregnancy Hotline—1-800-672-2296
  • Pregnancy Helpline—Text ‘HELPLINE’ to 313131
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline—1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or chat online
  • National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline—866-331-9474 or chat online
  • Wayne County Health Department Appointment Line--919-731-1005

Remember, you can always chat with one of our Health Educators for local resources and guidance!