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Nicole Lauren Fleiss

November 13, 1983 – October 9, 2019 Nicole Lauren Fleiss was an enormously happy child – always smiling, affectionate, articulate, smart, and astounded her family with her ability to solve puzzles and daily issues with little or no help.  Her favorite sentence, as a young child, was, “No, mommy, I can do it myself.” Occasionally, […]

Elliot Brabson


Daniel R. Hart

Daniel R. Hart’s life was dedicated to “service”. He strove to improve the lives of others in a multitude of ways. In particular, he loved working with youth. After graduating from college with a degree in Psychology in Washington State he stayed there for three years and worked with the Clark County Sheriff’s Department. He […]

Barbara Edelberg Pascal & Tony Pascal

Barbara Edelberg Pascal was a Teen Line supporter and mother of Teen Line’s Training Director Jenny Pascal. Barbara, owner of the prominent Los Angeles artists’ book gallery, ArtWorks, was a well-known figure in feminist art circles in the city from the mid-sixties, and she sold artists’ books in Venice, on La Brea, and at Bergamot […]

Matthew Mezza

On January 14, 2011 Matthew Solomon Mezza inexplicably took steps to end his life and passed away the next morning. He was only 14 years old. Matthew enjoyed math, science, creative writing and drawing. He played many sports and two months before his death he made the Santa Monica High Baseball team and was drafted […]

Juventino N. Lopez, M.D.

Juventino N. Lopez, M.D. was a long time supporter of TEEN LINE, serving on our Community Council for 20 years. Dr. Lopez had practiced psychiatry both in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and was a staff psychiatrist at Orange County Mental Health’s Adult Unit. In addition, he worked with the Camino Nuevo program doing home […]

Matthew Silverman

Following Matthew Silverman’s tragic death in 2006 at the age of 18; this fund was established to support TEEN LINE’s hotline, outreach efforts and programs. Matthew’s parents became involved with TEEN LINE to work towards a common goal – provide a resource for teens in crisis and to raise awareness about suicide. Kathy Silverman serves […]

Terry D. Lipton, M.D.

Co-Founder, TEEN LINE