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Boys Town is Here to Help
We are here for you. No matter the issue, Boys Town is here to help you find the right services for your child. Call today to speak to someone about the challenges your family is facing.
Boys Town National Hotline®
If you are having thoughts of self-harm or are being abused, please call us. These serious issues are best handled in one-on-one conversations with our trained counselors.
- Suicidal thoughts
- Parenting issues
- Physical, sexual or emotional abuse
- Bullying and peer issues
Text VOICE to 20121
and connect with one of our counselors for free. Our texting service is specifically intended for preteens, teens and young adults.
Send an email to our trained counselors.
Behavioral Health Services
Boys Town is home to a one-of-a-kind, collaborative mental health environment offering a full range of compassionate and effective behavioral healthcare to meet the needs of our patients.
- Child and adolescent psychiatry
- Child and adolescent psychological services
- Parenting classes and online parenting advice
- Residential, family-style living for children
- Intensive inpatient care for children with emotional and behavioral issues
We are focused on providing passionate, life-changing, research-based care for our patients and their families.
- Inpatient and surgery services
- Specialty services and clinics
- Center for Childhood Deafness, Language and Learning
- National research
Your Life Your Voice
If your teen is struggling, our free website was created to offer age-appropriate articles, tips and tools to help them deal with everyday challenges. Troubled teens also can connect directly with trained counselors via phone, chat, text or email.
Parenting can be challenging and frustrating at times. That’s why we share our Boys Town Parenting Principles on Parenting.org. Here, you can find resources we have developed based on decades of real-world testing and practical research. We’ve got parenting guides, articles, videos, tools and parenting Q&A’s – all developed by Boys Town experts.