Call-in and text services


Child Help USA

  • 800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453) – call or text
  • Child abuse hotline and information on how to report child abuse in each U.S. state

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

  • 800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673) – there is also a live chat feature on their website
  • Sexual assault hotline providing resources and referrals

Stop It Now!

  • 1-888-PREVENT (1-888-773-8368) – there are also live chat and email contact options
  • Limited hour helpline for anyone with questions or concerns about child sexual abuse

What’s OK?

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233) – there are also live chat and text contact options
  • Domestic violence and relationship abuse hotline

National Runaway Safeline

  • 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929) – there are also live chat and email contact options
  • Crisis line for young people ages 12-21 who are thinking about running away from home or who have already run away

Sibling Sexual Trauma

  • Maintains a list of helplines in the U.S. and worldwide
  • Resources and information about sibling sexual trauma


Further resources and information


Prevent Child Abuse America

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence

National Children’s Alliance

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Amy Meyers, PhD, LCSW

Amy Meyers is a psychotherapist who specializes in sibling dynamics including abusive sibling relationships.


Resources for finding a mental health professional


American Psychological Association

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Psychology Today


Resources for families in New Hampshire


Waypoint NH Family Support Warm Line


The Waypoint Family Support Warm Line is a free phone-in service where callers can talk confidentially to a family support professional to get help with everything from coping strategies, child behaviors, and family dynamics, to household management, basic needs relief, and family empowerment.  We can help you access tools, resources, and services to navigate life during challenging times. The Waypoint Family Support Warm Line can accommodate just about any language spoken in NH.

Family Support NH

Family Support New Hampshire (FSNH) is a coalition of Family Resource Centers and Family Strengthening Programs throughout New Hampshire that exists to encourage each other, to share best practices, and to better provide for Granite State families.

Search for family support services by zip code, county, or city in NH



Sibling Violence” by John Caffaro, PhD for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Helping Children and Families Address and Prevent Sibling Abuse” by Diane M. Stutey, PhD in Counseling Today


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