Hotlines/Expert Advice for Patients and the Public
- Contact NIH
HIV/AIDS clinical trial and treatment information is provided by HIVinfo, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project.
Outside the United States: 1‑301‑315‑2816
Monday to Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Spanish-speaking health information specialists are available.
- 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 p.m. - 5 a.m. Pacific time. Also offers Spanish-language hotline at: 1‑800‑303‑SIDA or 415‑989‑5212.
- Suicide Hotlines
Lifeline Crisis Chat:
A nationwide chat network that provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
A hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
United States: (877) 565‑8860; Canada: (877) 330‑6366
oSTEM LGBTQ Crisis Hotlines and Services