Published: December 31, 2018
By: Bethany Hunley
Local emergency authorities in any area
American Association of Poison Control Centers
Alabama Emergency Management Agency – disaster, bad weather, etc.
Parenting Assistance Line – PAL – stressed out parents, child abuse, etc.
Serving the Counties of Central Alabama Crisis / Suicide Line
24 hours /7 days
205-323-7777 or 800-273-8255
UTalk for Teens
Call or text about anything.
3-10 pm during the school year and 10 am-10 pm in the summer
UTalk for Kids
Ages 6-12. Call about anything: friends, school, family, feelings, etc.
Any day from 3-10pm
Senior Talk Line
Free, confidential telephone reassurance service for senior citizens, caregivers, retirees, widowed persons, grandparents and others.
Highway Emergencies Using Cellular Phones
The program is operational in most areas of the state, and other providers are expected to participate in the future. If your cellular phone company is not a part of this valuable service, please ask the company to call 334-242-4384, DPS Headquarters, Montgomery.
Veteran’s Crisis Line
Free, confidential support. Services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals offered.
800-273-8255 (then press 1) or text 838255
Recovery Resource Center
The program provides information about drug and alcohol abuse, as well as details on how to obtain help for yourself or a loved one. A list of various treatment options and available resources are also provided to callers.