Term Crisis Pregnancy Hotlines
Code RP-1500.1400-180
Definition Programs that provide immediate assistance for pregnant women who are hiding their pregnancies, considering abandonment or experiencing other pregnancy related issues. Included may be short-term emotional support, an opportunity to discuss alternatives, adoption referrals if wanted, information about Safe Haven programs and other resources. Hotline staff are generally available via telephone, email, chat and/or text.
Created 4/3/12
Changed 2/21/19
Use References Pregnancy Related Crisis Intervention Hotlines
See Also References Pregnancy Counseling (LJ-2000.6500)
Safe Havens for Abandoned Newborns (LJ-5000.8000)
External Classification Terms Crisis Intervention (NPC F02)
Crisis Intervention Hot Line (UW
Hotlines & Crisis Intervention (NTE F40)
Mental Health (ACH L-01)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (USA MH-500)
Pregnancy Centers (NTE P47)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Emergency and Crisis Services
Foster Care Transition Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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