LIST OF NATIONAL HOTLINES

                         LIST OF NATIONAL HOTLINES
                         ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
               FROM THE ADULT CHILDREN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
                  COMPUTER BULLETIN BOARD - (703) 821-2925


Abortion Alternative..........................................800 848-5683
Abortion Hotline..............................................800 772-9100
Aids Hotline..................................................800 342-AIDS
  Black Aids Hotline..........................................202 775-1770
  Hero Hotline................................................800 638-6252
  National Institutes of Health...............................800 843-9388
Alcohol Hotline...............................................800 ALCOHOL
Alcohol Hotline...............................................800 BE SOBER
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Association...................800 621-0379
American Cancer Society.......................................800 552-7996
American Council of Blind.....................................800 424-8666
American Trauma Society.......................................800 556-7890
Arthritis Medical Center......................................800-327-3027
Association for Retarded......................................800 332-7690
Better Hearing Institute-Hearing Helpline.....................800-424-8576
Child Abuse...................................................800 552-7096
Child Abuse Help Line.........................................800 942-4357
Child Abuse Hotline IL........................................800 252-2873
Child Abuse Hotline-National..................................800 422-4453
Child Find....................................................800 431-5005
Cocaine Hotline...............................................800 COCAINE
Covenent House (homeless/runaway children)....................800 999-9999
Cult Hot Line.................................................212 860-8533
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation....................................800 638-8815
Downs Syndrome Society........................................800 221-4602
Drug Referral Help Line.......................................800 662-HELP
Epilepsy Information Service..................................800 642-0500
Health Connection.............................................800 548-8700
Help Eliminate Lawbreaking Pushers............................800 392-8011
Home Run National Runaway Hotline.............................800 647-7968
Lifeline (Adoption Information)...............................800 BETHANY
Lung Line.....................................................800 222-LUNG
Missing Children..............................................800 235-3535
Narcotics Anonymous - State of VA.............................800 777-1515
National Federation Parents...................................800 554-KIDS
National Council On Compulsive Gambling.......................800 522-4700
National Gay/Lesbian Crisis Line..............................800 221-7044
National Health Information Clearinghouse.....................800 336-4797
National Inst. Drug Abuse.....................................800 638-2045
National Runaway Hotline......................................800 231-6946
National Runaway Swtichboard..................................800 621-4000
Parents Anonymous.............................................800 882-1250
Pet Hotlines..................................................800 282-3511
Pride Drug Information Line...................................800 241-9746
Report Marijuana Growing......................................800 BAD WEED
Runaways......................................................800 231-6946
UP Front Drug Information.....................................800 432-8255
Vietnam Veterans of America...................................800 424-7275
Woman's Legal Hotline.........................................800 221-3247

SELF-HELP CLEARINGHOUSES

For help in finding or forming a local mutual aid self-help group for any
specific type of addiction, illness, disability, parenting, or other
stressful life problem, consider contacting a self-help clearinghouse. Here
is a listing compiled by Self-Help Clearinghouse,  Denville, NJ,
(201) 625-9565


California * ................................... 1-800-222-LINK  (in CA only)
Connecticut ....................................   203-789-7645
Illinois ....................................... 1-800-322-MASH  (in  IL)
Kansas .........................................   316-686-1205
Massachusetts ..................................   413-545-2313
Michigan * ..................................... 1-800-752-5858  (in MI)
Minnesota ......................................   612-642-4060
Missouri-Kansas City ...........................   816-361-5007
Nebraska .......................................   402-476-9668
New Jersey ..................................... 1-800-FOR-MASH  (in NJ)
New York State * ...............................   518-474-6293
N.Y. - New York City ...........................   718-596-6000
N.Y.- Long Island ..............................   516-348-3030
N.Y.- Westchester ..............................   914-347-3620
Oregon - Portland ..............................   503-222-5555
PA - Pittsburgh ................................   412-247-5400
PA - Scranton ..................................   717-961-1234
South Carolina .................................   803-791-2426
Texas - Dallas .................................   214-871-2420
Vermont ........................................ 1-800-442-5356
Greater Washington, DC .........................   703-536-4100

* maintains listings of additional local clearinghouses operating
  within that state.


For national U.S. listings and directories:

  Self-Help Clearinghouse, NJ ..................   201-625-7101
                                             TDD   201-625-9053
  Self-Help Center, Illinois ...................   312-328-0470
  Natl Self-Help Clearinghouse, NY City ........   212-840-1259