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 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.
- Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Infoline
Confidential treatment information from a highly respected advocacy organization. Infoline hours are Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m Pacific Time.
1-800-822-7422 (toll-free) or
1-415-558-9051 (in the San Francisco Bay area and Internationally)
- 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