Hotline reveals underbelly of British working practice
- Just phone 1-800-MUM-SUCKS. McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/2/93, Vol. 20 Issue 33, p46
Questions whether or not the Kids' Help Phone, which advertises it helps kids with complaints, is part of the problem, not the solution. Charges the social program transfers responsibility from parents to the state; Nearly half the calls classified as `interpersonal problems'; Percentage of...
- Health hotlines & freebies. // Body Bulletin;Jan1996, p2
Presents a number of hotlines for headaches, infectious diseases and thyroid.
- Telephone consultation services. Samuelson, J.; Balter, L. // Children Today;May/Jun87, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p27
Evaluates the usefulness of telephone consultation services (warmlines) for parents. Parents can discuss their child rearing concerns with a trained professional in an option to how-to books or mental health clinics.
- Hotlines for children. What makes them...? T.J.; Long, L. // Children Today;Mar/Apr88, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p22
Discusses hotlines for children and the common denominators that make them successful. Describes briefly several examples-- PhoneFriend, Kidsline, and Grandma Please--and also an electronic telephone monitoring service, `In Touch.'
- Dial 1-900-sex-ed? // Psychology Today;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p10
Offers information on a 24-hour hotline to answer questions about sex. The line is staffed by 500 specially trained sex educators and therapists. Topics of concern; Comment by William Young, director of the Masters and Johnson Institute in St. Louis, which set up the service; Call costs;...
- 1-800-662-HELP. // Scholastic Update;5/20/88, Vol. 120 Issue 16, p23
Article lists six telephone hot lines to call for help with a drug or alcohol problem.
- Health hotlines. // Men's Health;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p11
Provides four hotlines for those who may need help. Hartline; Asthma and Allergy Information Hotline; National STD Hotline; National Herpes Hotline.
- Health hotlines. // Men's Health (10544836);Jul/Aug93, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p15
Presents telephone hotline numbers for The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; The Better Vision Institute; The American Cancer Society; The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information; The American Lyme Disease Foundation; Services offered; Hours.
- Health & safety. Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Mar1997, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p8
Reveals the rise in the number of calls to the telephone crisis service, Lifeline, in 1995-1996. Calls related to substance abuse; Addiction; Mental health; Publication of the report in the newspaper `Canberra Times' dated November 27, 1996.