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


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).


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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Teen Talk App – Support for Teens by Teens

Teen Talk is a free iPhone app where teens can get support for whatever they may be dealing with from a trained teen. It is a safe, non-judgmental space where you can anonymously post your issue at any time and get support from a trained teen between 6-10PM Pacific time. On Teen Talk, teens can talk about […]

Teen Line Executive Director, Michelle Carlson, on The Other F-Word Podcast: Conversations About Failure

Michelle Carlson, Executive Director of Teen Line, was featured on The Other F-Word Podcast on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018.  The Other F-Word is a podcast that’s all about FAILURE! They share inspiring, messy, tragic, and funny stories that make us human.  Their goal is to create a change in our culture by carving out a […]

2018 Food for Thought Brunch

Our annual Food for Thought Luncheon was turned into a brunch this year! The fabulous event took place on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at the UCLA Carnesale Commons Palisades Room. It was a beautiful family event where we honored our amazing teens and celebrated our organizational achievements! The event was hosted by comedian and co-creator […]

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