Hotlines/Crisis Numbers

Maine Statewide Crisis 1-888-568-1112 (Voice) 711 (Maine Relay)
If you are concerned about yourself or about somebody else, call the crisis hotline. This will connect you to your closest crisis center.
Adult Protective Services 1-800-624-8404 (Voice) 711 (Maine Relay)
The Office of Aging and Disability Services provides or arranges for services to protect incapacitated and dependent adults (age 18 and over) in danger of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Calls may be made anonymously.
Developmental Services Crisis Services Developmental Services (DS) crisis system is for anyone with an intellectual disability or brain injury. DS Crisis provides assistance to individuals, families, guardians, and providers to maximize individuals' opportunities to remain in their homes and local communities during and after crisis incidents.
Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222 (Voice) 711 (Maine Relay)
The Northern New England Poison Center is the regional poison center for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. It is available 24/7 to provide immediate treatment advice for poisonings and answer questions about poisons and prevention.. Visit the Northern New England Poison Center External site disclaimer web site
Suicide Prevention 1-888-568-1112 (Voice) (Crisis Hotline) 711 (Maine Relay)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Visit the Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program External site disclaimer for more information.
Child Abuse 1-800-452-1999 (Voice) 711 (Maine Relay)
The State of Maine's child abuse hotline is staffed 24 hours a day.
Sexual Assault Support 1-800-871-7741 (Voice) 711 (Maine Relay)
A 24-hour statewide sexual assault crisis and support line providing confidential services free of charge. Visit http://www.mecasa.org External site disclaimer
See Wabanaki Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault for phone and contact information specific to programs offered by the Wabanaki Tribes of Maine.
Domestic Violence 1-866-834-4357
Statewide Domestic Violence Helpline. Visit www.mcedv.org External site disclaimer - Information, crisis counseling, emotional support and advocacy.
See Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault for phone and contact information specific to programs offered by several tribes of Maine.
Alcoholics
Anonymous (AA)
1-800-737-6237
During business hours, your call will be taken by a member of Alcoholics Anonymous who knows exactly what you are going through and can give you all the information you need. At night, we have a well qualified answering service, who can give meeting information, or put you in touch with an recovering alcoholic, in your area, who will speak with you about your problem.
Statewide Alanon 1-800-498-1844
Staffed by volunteers answering phones, providing literature, and keeping meeting information. Visit www.maineafg.org External site disclaimer
Narcotics
Anonymous (NA)
1-800-974-0062
Call their helpline and talk to a recovering addict. Visit www.namaine.org External site disclaimer
The Women's Project Southern Maine - 1-800-611-1588 Northern Maine - 1-800-611-1779
Helping women affected by substance abuse - their own or others. Visit www.maine.gov/dhhs/osa/help/women.htm
The Maine Tobacco Helpline When you're ready to quit, just call.
1-800-207-1230 Visit www.tobaccofreemaine.org/quit_tobacco/Maine_Tobacco_HelpLine.php External site disclaimer
Drug Tips 1-800-452-6457
Maine Drug Enforcement Agency (MDEA) Drug Tip Hotline. Provide drug tip information to the MDEA.
2-1-1 Maine, Inc.
211 Maine
dial 211 - Out of state call (877)463-6207
One number - thousands of services. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember number that connects people who want to give help or get help with a full range of health and human services in their community. Visit http://www.211maine.org External site disclaimer
1-877-kids-now
(Toll free) 1-877-543-7669
Maine has a health insurance program for infants, children and teens.