Teen Line is dedicated to providing free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and text message (SMS). We help youth in United States who may require support with abuse & domestic violence, anxiety, bullying, Dementia & Alzheimer's, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gambling, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness, parenting, 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.
Available nationwide in United States
All topics and youth
Due to COVID-19, phone lines are temporarily closed starting Friday, March 13th. Text Lines and Emails remain open. Calls to the hotline will be transferred to Didi Hirsch's Suicide Prevention Hotline.