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TEEN LINE RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE S. MARK TAPER FOUNDATION

Teen Line, a teen-to-teen national hotline, is pleased to announce the S. Mark Taper Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to support the hotline, training and outreach programs. This grant will provide immediate, early intervention for teenagers who are facing a mental health crisis or who are just needing someone to talk to; training of […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 17: Community Connections Continued – School Outreach

Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of Teen Line in a series we call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA One of the most important aspects of our program has been the development of relationships with schools and youth groups.  This began at our very beginning when I […]

Save the Date! 2017 Teen Line Luncheon

2017 Teen Line Food for Thought Luncheon Thursday, May 25th, 2017 *Legacy & Presenting Sponsor Opportunities with Recognition on the Invitation Available* International Ballroom – The Beverly Hilton 9876 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Fabulous Boutique opens at 10:00 am Lunch promptly at 11:45 am (Luncheon concludes at approximately 1:30 pm) Honorees will be […]

#GivingTuesday

Teen Line’s hotline volume has risen dramatically and we are hearing from teens who are worried. We need to expand our services and are looking to double up our outreach services. Which is why we are participating in Giving Tuesday. Observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 16: Community Connections Continued- LBGTQ

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of Teen Line in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Sixteen: Community Connections Continued – LGBTQ Community One of our most important and rewarding connections has been with the […]

Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run 2016

Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 10-24. Over 40,000 Americans die by suicide every year. Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center is the first in the nation to establish a 24-hour suicide prevention […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 15: Community Connections Continued- VPC

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of Teen Line in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Fifteen: Community Connections Continued Another very important partnership for Teen Line is the Violence Prevention Coalition (VPC).  I feel […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 14: Community Connections Continued- SPC

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of Teen Line in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Fourteen: Community Connections Continued As many of you probably know Teen Line has always been concerned with suicide prevention […]

Teen Line Tribute to Founder Dr. Elaine Leader

Elaine Leader always dreamt of making a difference in this world but never knew how. That dream became a reality with the birth of Teen Line in 1980. As its Executive Director until May, 2015, she helped the program develop into an amazing opportunity for teens to assist their peers through a hotline and community […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 13: Community Connections Continued

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of Teen Line in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Thirteen: Community Connections Continued In my last chapter I wrote about how the loss of a teen to suicide […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 12: Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation (Community Connections Continued)

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of Teen Line in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Twelve:  Community Connections Continued In the last few chapters I have spoken about agencies in the community with whom Teen […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 11: Suicide Prevention Network (Community Connections Continued)

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of Teen Line in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Eleven:  Community Connections Continued In my last blog I mentioned several agencies with whom we have established close relationships over […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 10: Community Connections

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of Teen Line in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Ten:  Community Connections Although I have already touched on the evolving importance of Outreach in the development of our ability […]

2016 Food for Thought Luncheon: The 35th Anniversary of Teen Line’s First Call

This year our annual Food For Thought Luncheon was a success as we celebrated the 35th Anniversary of Teen Line’s first call and honored Founder Dr. Elaine Leader, The Henson and Otis Family, The Hekmat Family, and Teen Line Listeners Sabrina Bell, Sarah Cohen, Henry Muhlheim, Sarah Wagner, Gabe Wieder, Alexandra Strong, Isabella York, Laetitia […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 9: Food for Thought Luncheon, Continued

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of TEEN LINE in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Nine:  Food for Thought Luncheon, Continued As I mentioned in my last chapter the annual Food for Thought luncheon […]

TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS Pt 8 – Food for Thought Luncheon

In honor of our 35th Anniversary, Dr. Leader shares her memories of the early days of TEEN LINE in a series we like to call… TEEN LINE FOUNDATIONS By Elaine Leader, Ph.D., CGP, BCD, FAGPA Chapter Eight: Food for Thought Luncheon As we contemplated having a luncheon event as a fundraiser I was adamant that […]

Teen Line Announces 2016 Luncheon Honorees

Teen Line is pleased to announce the 2016 Luncheon Honorees: Above and Beyond Award: Dr. Elaine Leader Humanitarian Award: The Henson and Otis Family Distinguished Service Family Award: The Hekmat Family Teen Hero Awards: Sabrina Bell & Sarah Cohen Outstanding Listener Awards: Henry Muhlheim & Sarah Wagner Teen Advocacy Award: Gabe Wieder VOICE Awards: Alexandra […]

Teen Line Launches Teen-to-Teen Blog

New Teen Blog Teen Line is excited to announce our new Teen-to-Teen blog: Through Ups & Downs Life is made of good times and bad times. Our teen volunteers will be writing blog posts to share what they have learned to help you deal with all the random ups and the downs of life. Please […]

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