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Teen Line



About Teen Line

Teen Line is dedicated to providing free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and text message (SMS), as well as email . We help youth in the United States and worldwide (via email) who may require support with abuse, anxiety, bullying, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness,, pregnancy & abortion, relationships, school or work issues, self-harm, sexual abuse, stress, substance use, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, trauma & PTSD.

Regardless of what you're experiencing, whether it's a mental health crisis or wellbeing support, we will support you, for free. We are dedicated to preventing suicide. If you're contemplating suicide or you're worried about warning signs in someone else, please reach out to us for help.

When you contact us you will talk with one of our trained and supportive peers who have experience in how to help people with similar experiences to your own. They will listen, express empathy and understanding, and assist you to find a way through your situation.

Where is Teen Line available?

Available nationwide in United States

Who does Teen Line support?


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Accessibility notes

CALL 800-852-8336 Nationwide (6 PM - 10 PM PST)┃TEXT TEEN to 839863 (6 PM - 9 PM PST)

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