Get Help 24 x 7 x 365

The Boys Town National Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and staffed by specially trained Boys Town counselors. Parents, teens and families can find help with the following:

  • Suicide prevention
  • Sexual abuse
  • Parenting troubles
  • Anger
  • Physical abuse
  • School issues
  • Chemical dependency
  • Relationship problems
  • Depression
  • Emotional abuse
  • Runaways
  • And much more

Spanish-speaking counselors and translation services, representing more than 140 languages, are available, along with a TDD line (1-800-448-1833 ) that allows counselors to communicate with speech-impaired and deaf callers.

In 2020, the Boys Tow​n National Hotline took 111,480 calls and 23,123 web contacts (emails, chats and texts).​ These are just a few examples of the questions commonly asked and the answers they received from Hotline Consultants.​ The Hotline is available 24/7 at 800-448-3000.

Your Life Iowa is Here to Listen

We walk beside you so you’re never alone. When you don’t know who to turn to about a problem with alcohol, drugs, gambling, suicidal thoughts or mental health, Your Life Iowa is here for you 24/7. We provide free, confidential support and connect you to resources meant to help you get your life back on track.

What to expect when you reach out to Your Life Iowa.