Provides a free nationwide 24/7 hotline that offers short-term counseling and crisis intervention to children, teens, parents and families experiencing any type of difficulty in their lives. Their counselors can also offer referrals to local services in the caller’s area. Counselors can help with issues such as:
Physical, sexual, and emotional abuse
There are several ways that teens can make contact with a counselor: phone (hotline), text ("voice" to 20121), online chat (on website), or email (response within 48 hours). In addition, the website offers tips on how to deal with challenging situations, a message board for asking questions about different topics that are answered by counselors, and journal pages for teens to download and print worksheets to help work through issues.
Agency: BOYS TOWN NATIONAL HOTLINE
Languages Available: Interpreter services available. , English
Payment Description: No fee
Intake and Eligibility: Warmline is for adolescents 17 years of age and younger.
Suicidal crisis line is open to all.