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.

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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 Teaser

LGBTQ: Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities

Let the countdown begin! LGBTQ: Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities This is the latest educational video to be released by TEEN LINE in May 2015. Hear from several youth in Los Angeles, CA about their coming out process, support, and embracing their identities. Professionals echo the youth by speaking to the importance of support, […]

Hotline - A documentary

Hotline – A documentary now available on Netflix!

“At hotlines across the country, the phones never stop ringing. People call to confide in strangers – looking for advice, entertainment, or simply to connect with someone they don’t know. HOTLINE is a documentary about telephone hotlines, the people who call and the people who answer– and the ways human conversation and contact can fight […]


Creative Students Inspired to Save Lives Through PSA

Although TEEN LINE Listeners are the heart of TEEN LINE, we love when students are inspired to create change through different mediums. Over the years students have organized events, written poetry, and most recently – created their own PSA (public service announcement) about our services. A group of students from Calabasas High School reached out […]

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