Youth Support

Please note, We R Native is NOT monitored 24/7. If you need immediate help with grief, anxiety, stress, or sadness, please text NATIVE to 741 741. The Crisis Text Line will connect you with a free Crisis Counselor with 24/7 support. You can also dial or text 988 from any phone for free mental health support 24/7.

Abuse and Sexual Assault

StrongHearts Native Helpline
1-844-762-8483 | | Call, text or chat 24/7
Crisis Text Line
Text NATIVE to 741741 | | For free crisis counseling 24/7
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Contact 866-331-9474 | | Text LOVEIS to 22522
ChildHelp USA National Hotline
Contact (24/7) 800-422-4453 |
Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line
Contact 800-448-3000 |
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Contact 800-799-7233 |
Nationwide RAINN National Rape Crisis Hotline
Contact 800-621-4000 |
National Sexual Assault Hotline
Contact (24/7) 1-800-656-HOPE |
One Love Foundation Hotline
Contact 1-800-779-7233 |
Human Trafficking Hotline
Contact (24/7) 1-888-373-7888 | Text HELP to 233 733 |

Teen Health

Teens Health
Teen Health 101

Drugs and Alcohol

Drugs Free and Help & Hope by Text
Text JOIN to 55753 |
Text DITCHVAPE to 88709 |
Just Think Twice
Contact 1-855-378-4373 | Text 55753 |
National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
Contact 800-662-HELP (4357) |
Drinking and Driving
Children of Alcoholics and Alcohol Abuse Hotline
Contact 855-955-0771 |

My Community and Culture

Center for Native American Youth
United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY)
Well for Culture
National Museum of the American Indian
Contact 202-633-6644 |
Do Something
Contact 212-254-2390 |
Indian Country Today
Contact 646-459-2326 |


Stop Bullying
Cyberbullying Research Center
Teens Against Bullying
STOMP Out Bullying

Mental Health

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Dial or text 988 for free 24/7 support |
Crisis Text Line
Text NATIVE to 741741 | | For free crisis counseling 24/7
Mental Health America
Contact 1-800-969-6642 | Text MHA to 741741 |
Teens Helping Teens
Contact 1-800-852-8336 | Text YLNATIVE to 839 863 |
We R Native Caring Messages – to remind you how awesome you are!
Text CARING to 65664 | Text COLLEGE to 65664 |
Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line
Contact 800-448-3000 or 800-448-1833 (TDD) | Text VOICE to 20121 |
Teen Line
Contact (310) 855-HOPE |
Reach Out

Sexual Identity – 2SLGBTQ+

Paths (Re)Membered Project
Text 2SLGBTQ to 94449 |
Native Youth Sexual Health Network
The Trevor Project
Contact (24/7) 1-866-488-7386 | Text START to 678 678 |
It Gets Better
Trans Lifeline
Contact 1-877-565-8860 |

Sexual Health

Planned Parenthood
Contact (24/7) 1-800-230-7526 | Chat through
We R Native: Sexual Health
Text SEX to 94449 |
Safe Spaces and GYT (Washington Youth Sexual Health Project)
Indigenous Women Rising
I Know Mine
Sex Etc.
Get Yourself Tested

Internet Safety

Safety on the Internet
Wired Safety

Relationships and Dating

StrongHearts Native Helpline
1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483) | | Call, text or chat 24/7
We R Native: My Relationships
Love is Respect
Contact (24/7) 1-866-331-9474 or 1-866-331-8453 TTY | Text LOVEIS to 22522 |
One Love Foundation and Hotline
Contact 1-800-779-7233 |
That’s Not Cool
Contact (24/7) 866-331-9474 or 866-331-8453 TTY |
Where is your Line?
Project Respect (Canada)
Contact 605-786-5256 |

Education and Life Skills

American Indian College Fund
Contact 800-776-3863 |
Native American Rights Fund
Center for Native American Youth
National Congress of American Indians
National Indian Health Board

My Environment

Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs
Indigenous Environmental Network
Contact 218-751-4967 |
Food Sovereignty
Contact 360-392-4248 |

Text Message Campaigns

Text NATIVE to 94449 | For health & wellness tips from We R Native.
Text CARING to 65664 (ages 13-24) | Text COLLEGE to 65664 (college youth) | To remind yourself of how awesome you are!
Text BRAVE to 94449 | For wellness strategies and tips to get support from family and friends when things get tough.

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