Below are some of the many publicly available resources that may be able to assist patients, it is good to have immediate assistance phone numbers on hand like these.
If you are a patient looking at this blog post you must look to your personal physician to address your personal medical needs and concerns.
If you are in need of social services or other resources not listed below, please contact your local government social services office or the police department in your area. IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING OR HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF AN EMERGENCY INVOLVING IMMEDIATE DANGER OR PHYSICAL HARM TO YOU OR TO ANOTHER PERSON, PLEASE CALL 911 OR YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY.
IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS
The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) (For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (1-800-799-4889))
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) (For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, TTY: Please use your local relay service number)
Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) (For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, TTY: 1-800-787-SAFE) (1-800-787-7233)
National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-RUN-AWAY (1-800-726-2929) (For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, TTY: 1-800-621-0394)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) (For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, TTY: 1-800-826-7653 [message] or use your local relay service number)
Again, please note that these telephone numbers and agencies are obtained from publicly available resources. If you find that any of the above telephone numbers is inaccurate, please call information at 1-800-555-1212 for another toll free number or 411 for a local service.
Please note that drchrono and its affiliated companies or entities are not related to any of the above agencies and the information provided above is there for your reference only.