Teens Helping Teens


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 (toll-free in CA) from 6pm to 10pm PST.


Text "TEEN" to 839863 between 5:30pm-9:30pm 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).


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

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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?


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


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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LGBTQ Educational Video

New TEEN LINE Educational Video: LGBTQ

LGBTQ: Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities is the latest educational video by TEEN LINE. Hear from several youth in Los Angeles, CA about their coming out process, support, and embracing their identities. Professionals speak to the importance of support, safety, and celebrating individuality. We’re very excited to share this video with you, especially gearing […]

Lady Gaga Tony Bennett Teen Line

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Tour to Feature TEEN LINE

TEEN LINE TO BE FEATURED BY BORN THIS WAY FOUNDATION AND EXPLORING THE ARTS AT UPCOMING CHEEK TO CHEEK TOUR STOP IN LOS ANGELES BTWF & ETA Will Highlight the Local Community Organization for Its Exceptional Work with Young People Los Angeles (May 13, 2015) – Born This Way Foundation and Exploring the Arts are […]

Michelle Carlson

TEEN LINE Announces New Executive Director

TEEN LINE ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TEEN LINE, a teen-to-teen national hotline, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Carlson, MPH as the organization’s new Executive Director. Michelle joined the TEEN LINE staff, effective April 29th. She brings 15 years of experience in the mental health field, in areas such as policy, advocacy, research, […]

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