The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has information specialists available by phone M-F, from 8 a.m. EST: https://livehelp.cancer.gov/app/chat/chat_launch/ Cancer-Related Crisis via the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255 People undergoing cancer treatment often need extra help and support to get through the stress of dealing with the illness and any associated pain and depression.
If you find yourself feeling that your life is no longer worth living, call the free 24-hour suicide prevention hotline for immediate help.
They can also refer you to a cancer support community for ongoing help. Bloch foundation’s helpline operators will help get your questions answered and match you up with a survivor of your type of cancer to offer support.
Bloch Cancer Hotline: 800-433-0464 Are you newly diagnosed with cancer? The foundation also offers free books, guidance and information.
to p.m., providing information and referral services, as well as free brochures.
CDC (Center for Disease Control) National Prevention Information Network: 800-458-5231 Information specialists are available M-F, 9 a.m.
to 6 p.m., to answer questions and provide information on HIV and AIDS, new medicines and treatment trials. National Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline: 800-227-8922 Operators are available M-F, 8 a.m. EST to answer general questions and provide information and referrals to free and low-cost public clinics.
If you cannot locate a Hospital Emergency Room, proceed to the nearest Fire Station or nearest Police Station, where the staff will provide help and connect you with the appropriate crisis intervention service you need.
Cancer Information Service: 800-422-6237 Do you have questions about cancer or quitting smoking? NCI also offers information via its “Live Help” online chat service M-F until 11 p.m.