Hotlines/Expert Advice for Patients and the Public
- AIDSinfo - Contact
HIV/AIDS clinical trial and treatment information is provided by AIDSinfo, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project.
Outside US: 1-301-519-0459
Monday to Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Spanish-speaking health information specialists are available.
- CDC, HIV/AIDS
(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-CDC-INFO (232-4636), In English and Spanish
- Health Fraud Task Force of California
Users may report or receive information on potentially fraudulent HIV/AIDS therapies. Based in California, this Health Fraud Task Force accepts feedback from throughout the U.S.
- 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 Infoline
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
Listings of suicide hotlines by U.S. state, with planned listings of international resources.
National Hopeline Network:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: