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Hotlines/Expert Advice for Patients and the Public

  • AIDSinfo - ContactLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    HIV/AIDS clinical trial and treatment information is provided by AIDSinfo, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project.
    1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440)
    FAX: 1-301-519-6616
    Outside US: 1-301-519-0459
    TTY: 1-888-480-3739
    Monday to Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
    Spanish-speaking health information specialists are available.
  • CDC, HIV/AIDSLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    (Formerly the CDC National AIDS Hotline) CDC-INFO offers anonymous, confidential HIV/AIDS information in English and Spanish, as well as TTY service for the deaf.
    1-800-HIV-0440 (448-0440), In English and Spanish
    TTY: 1-888-480-3739
  • HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis C Nightline: Hotline providing support for people with HIV or hepatitis C and their caregivers during the evening and nightime hours. 1-800-273-AIDS or 415-434-AIDS; 5 pm - 5 am Pacific time. Also offers Spanish-language hotline at: 1-800-303-SIDA or 415-989-5212.
  • Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment InfolineLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    Confidential treatment information from a highly respected advocacy organization. Infoline hours are Monday - Thursday, 9am - 4pm; Tuesday, 9am - 7pm Pacific time.
    1-800-822-7422 (toll-free) or
    1-415-558-9051 (in the San Francisco Bay area and Internationally)
  • Suicide Hotlines
    National Hopeline Network:Link will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    Listings of suicide hotlines by U.S. state, with planned listings of international resources.
    1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:Link will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)