Emergency Hotlines

New Hampshire Critical Health and Human Services

NH Residents Dial: 211
Out of State Dial: 1-866-444-4211

211 New Hampshire connects callers, at no cost, to information about critical health and human services available in their community.  Visit the 211 New Hampshire website to search their online database, which contains information on over 1,800 health and human service providers and 4,500 service locations.

The Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Dial: 988

The Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. (Please note, the previous 1-800-273-TALK (8255) number will continue to function indefinitely.) 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice. Available 24 hours.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone in English and Spanish. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline provides free and confidential treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance abuse disorders.

Local Substance Abuse Resources

The Doorway

Operated by Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

“Bridging the gap to recovery”

The Doorway provides a complete assessment, coordinated referral to treatment and supportive services for anyone living with a substance use disorder. Our main goal is to help people struggling with recovery get the help they need.

At The Doorway, you will meet with a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, who can connect you with an array of resources based on your needs.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Walk ins are welcome. The last walk-in appointments are at 4:00 p.m.

Location: 798 Central Avenue, Dover, NH
(across the street from Wentworth-Douglass Hospital)


Contact: Call 2-1-1 and select option #1.

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