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Call TEEN LINE - (310) 855-HOPE (4673) OR (800) TLC-TEEN (852-8336)Do you need help working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who understands, like another teen? We’re here to help! Call us…

(310) 855-HOPE (4673) or
(800) TLC-TEEN (852-8336) (toll-free in California only)

We’re open from 6pm to 10pm Pacific Time, every night.


Text the word - TEEN - to 839863 between 5:30pm and 9:30pm PSTOR -

You can now text TEEN LINE!

Just text “TEEN” to 839863

between 5:30pm and 9:30pm PST to speak with our teens.

(standard text message rates apply)

Message Boards

You can ask other teens questions on our message boards also. Choose from any of the following topics:


You can send us an email question, and we will answer you as quickly as possible.

Please note that our emails are answered by both our teen and adult volunteers. If this is an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest hospital

TEEN LINE gets hundreds of emails, so we are not always able to get to each one. If you do not receive a response from us within 5 days, please call our hotline, text us, email us again, or pursue one of the resources below.

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More Resources

877-727-4747 -OR- 800-784-2433Suicide Prevention Line

Website: www.suicidepreventioncenter.org

800-834-5200California Youth Crisis Line

(24 hr)

800-656-4673National Planned Parenthood

Website: www.plannedparenthood.org

800-230-7526RAINN (Rape and Battery Hotline)

(24 hr)
Website: www.rainn.org

800-850-8078Trevor Line

(crisis line for LGBT youth)

800-246-7743GLBT National Youth Talkline

(M-F 1-9 PM PST, Sat 9-2 PST)
Website: glnh.org

800-931-2237National Eating Disorder Association

(8:30 am-4:30 pm PST)
Website: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

877-437-8422National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotline

Website: www.drug-rehabs.org

800-227-8922National STD and AIDS Hotline

(24 hr)
Website: www.ashastd.org

800-4-A-ChildChildhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

(24 hr)

08457 90 90 90UK HELP

1850 60 90 90Ireland HELP


To find a helpline in other countries, go to Website: www.befrienders.org.