TEEN LINE is a non-profit, community based organization that provides emotional support to youth. It is our mission to provide peer based education and support before problems become a crisis, using a national hotline, community outreach and online support.

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Teens Helping Teens

Call

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 (310) 855-HOPE or (800) TLC-TEEN (nationwide toll-free) from 6pm to 10pm PST.

Text

Text "TEEN" to 839863 between 6:00pm-9:00pm PST to speak with one of our teens (Text STOP to opt out. Standard msg and data rates may apply - click here for terms and conditions).

Email

TEEN LINE answers emails every evening. You can send us a question, and we will answer you as quickly as possible.

Message Board

You can ask other teens questions on our message boards. Read through the disscusions and login or register to join the conversation.

Teens Helping Teens. How Can You Help?

Volunteer

TEEN LINE is more than just a hotline. Our teens and adult volunteers gain invaluable knowledge in helping others, they work in a team-orientated environment, attend outreach opportunities, and they make a difference: in some cases even a life-saving one.

how you can help

Outreach

Our Outreach program reaches over 38,000 people each year providing presentations on various topics pertinent to adolescence. Outreach services are tailored to fit any schedule or population. Schedule an outreach event today to help educate the community.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Good Mental Health

Practice Gratitude – When times are tough, this can be difficult, but also grounding. Appreciating the simple moments of joy or goodness in our lives can build positive emotions & boost your immune system. Expressing gratitude can even have lasting, positive effects on your mental health. Commit to physical health – Mental & physical health […]

Teen Line Welcomes Julio Hernandez, EdD to Board of Directors

Julio Hernandez is an Assistant Principal at John Marshall High School, with over 20 years experience working in both middle and high schools. Julio has earned various degrees including his Doctorate and two Masters degrees and has been lucky enough to have lived in both London and Barcelona during his undergraduate college years. These experiences […]

Teen Line and Microsoft Partner to Elevate Hotline Impact

Teen Line has been awarded an AI for Accessibility Grant by Microsoft to apply Artificial Intelligence to our youth hotline. Teen Line volunteers will participate in data annotation to develop machine learning modeling to understand and map teen language to mental health issues and symptoms to improve hotline management to better serve youth. Teen Line […]