If you or someone you know needs help, here are a few resources where you can speak to
trained professional and peers.
You can also speak with a trusted adult, such as your school counselor, who can provide help.
1. Teen Line
Do you need help working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who
understands, like another teen? Teen Line is here to help. Call (310) 855-HOPE or
(800) TLC-TEEN (nationwide toll-free) from 6pm to 10pm PST (3pm to 7pm ET).
Note: All calls will be directed to Didi Hirsch's Suicide Prevention Center outside of
2. Crisis Text Line | Text REASON to 741741
If you are in crisis, reach out for help. Free, 24/7, confidential.
3. The National Domestic Violence Hotline | 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Get help without saying a word. Online chat is available 24/7/365.
Inspired by Minding the Gap? Become a mentor to a young person in your community. Visit
the National Mentoring Partnership to learn more and find a mentoring opportunity near
you through Mentoring Connector.