**If you’re a teen looking for help, scroll down to the bottom or CLICK HERE.**
Call TEEN LINE
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 TEEN LINE
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)
You can ask other teens questions on our message boards also. Choose from any of the following topics:
- Child Abuse
- Eating Disorders
- Fashion and Pop Culture
- Games and Contests
- Health and Fitness
- Homework Help
- Poems and Prose
- Rape, Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse
- Substance Use and Addictions
- Self Injury
Email TEEN LINE
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.
877-727-4747 -OR- 800-784-2433Suicide Prevention Line
800-834-5200California Youth Crisis Line
800-656-4673National Planned Parenthood
800-230-7526RAINN (Rape and Battery Hotline)
(crisis line for LGBT youth)
800-246-7743GLBT National Youth Talkline
(M-F 1-9 PM PST, Sat 9-2 PST)
800-931-2237National Eating Disorder Association
(8:30 am-4:30 pm PST)
877-437-8422National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotline
800-227-8922National STD and AIDS Hotline
800-4-A-ChildChildhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
08457 90 90 90UK HELP
1850 60 90 90Ireland HELP
To find a helpline in other countries, go to Website: www.befrienders.org.