Teen Resources


988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline  - A national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   
Call or Text: 988 
Chat: https://988lifeline.org/chat

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Connects people in immediate crisis with a skilled, trained crisis worker who will listen to the problems they are experiencing and will connect them to local mental health services. All calls are free and confidential.
Call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)



National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center - Maintains a state-of-the-art national database of the leading alcohol rehab treatment and drug rehab treatment centers in the US and around the world.
Call: 1-800-784-6776

National Domestic Violence Hotline - Expert advocates offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, and crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.
Text: 'START' to 88788
Call: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hotline - Provides information on alcohol and drug abuse, local treatment options, support through hotline counselors about to speak with about alcohol, drug or family problems.
Call:  1-800-662-HELP(4357)  

National Safe Place's TXT 4 HELP - Counselors provide support abuse, bullying, family problems, depression, suicidal thoughts, and more. 
Text: ‘safe’ to 44357 (4HELP)

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network - RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country.  If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, help is available.
Chat:  online.rainn.org
Call:  1-800-656-HOPE (4673)  Calls are free and confidential.



Go Ask Alice! - Questions & answers about a wide variety of topics such as relationships, nutrition, and drugs.

I Wanna Know - Facts, support, and resources to answer your questions, referrals, and get access to in-depth information about sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), healthy relationships, and more.

Love is Respect - Offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to people ages of 13 - 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships. Also provides support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, and other service providers through the same free and confidential services via phone, text, and live chat.

Planned Parenthood: For Teens - Information about sex, relationships, your body, and more.

That’s Not Cool - Resource for teens on healthy boundaries and relationships.  Decreasing teen dating violence online.

Truth - Information about the dangers of smoking, vaping, and how to quit.



Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance - Provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

Families for Depression Awareness - Helps families recognize and cope with depressive disorders to get people well and prevent suicides.

The JED Foundation - JED’s Mental Health Resource Center helps you manage your emotional health, cope with challenges, and support the people in your life.

National Alliance on Mental Illness  - Focuses on support, education, research and advocacy to help individuals and families affected by mental illness.

Your Life, Your Voice - The Boys Town National Hotline is a toll-free number available to kids, teens, and young adults that offers tips and resources to help with tough situations including mental health struggles, problems with family and friends, and bullying and abuse.
: 1-800-448-3000
Text: ‘VOICE’ to 20121