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Teen Talk App – Supporting Teens

Teen Talk App – Supporting Teens

TEEN LINE
Services:
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
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 from 6:00 to 10:00PM Pacific time. On Teen Talk, teens can talk about anything from anxiety, depression, relationships, family issues, school…whatever may be causing you stress or worry. Don’t bottle it up. Reach out and talk to a Teen Talk peer!
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Various Concerns
Age Groups Served:
Adolescents / Teens
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
No specialized services
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
No specialized services
Special Services For:
Not applicable
Language:
English
Access:
Visually Impaired, Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Operating System:
iOS
National Human Trafficking Hotline

National Human Trafficking Hotline

National Human Trafficking Hotline
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline for help. They can provide emotional support while giving you information and resources.
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Child Abuse or Neglect, Crime Victimization, Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse/Assault, Trauma
Age Groups Served:
Adults, Seniors / Older Adults, Young Adults, Adolescents / Teens
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
Currently Unknown
Special Services For:
Not applicable
Language:
English, Spanish
Access:
Deaf or Hard of hearing, Visually Impaired, Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Hotline Phone Number:
Call 1-888-373-7888 ( TTY: 711); Text 233733
Service Provided By:
Trained Volunteer
24/7 Availability?:
Yes
Department of Defense Safe Online Safe Helpline

Department of Defense Safe Online Safe Helpline

Department of Defense Safe Helpline
Services:
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
Need help? Visit online.safehelpline.org or download the Safe Helpline app to chat one-on-one with a trained Safe Helpline staff member through an anonymous, secure instant-messaging format 24/7.

How can the Online Helpline help me? You can chat one-on-one with a Safe Helpline staff member to access a range of support services including:
Anonymous, confidential, crisis intervention services
Emotional support
Referrals to both military and civilian resources in your area
SARCs/SAPR VAs, Chaplain, Legal, Medical/Behavioral health care services, military police, Veterans Crisis Line, local civilian sexual assault service providers, and many others.
Information on military-specific policies, such as reporting options (Restricted and Unrestricted)
Information for family and friends of survivors
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Sexual Abuse/Assault
Age Groups Served:
Adults, Young Adults
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
Currently Unknown
Special Services For:
Military
Language:
English
Access:
Visually Impaired, Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Service Provided By:
Trained Volunteer
24/7 Availability?:
Yes
Operating System:
iOS, Android
YouthLine

YouthLine

Lines for Life
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
YouthLine is a free, confidential teen-to-teen crisis and help line. Contact us with anything that may be bothering you. No problem is too big or too small for the YouthLine!
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Various Concerns
Age Groups Served:
Young Adults, Adolescents / Teens
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
Currently Unknown
Special Services For:
Not applicable
Language:
English
Access:
Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Hotline Phone Number:
CALL 877-968-8491 or TEXT ‘teen2teen’ to 839863
Service Provided By:
Trained Volunteer, Peer
24/7 Availability?:
No
Service Hours:
Teens are available to help daily from 4-10pm PST (adults are available by phone at all other times!)
All Options

All Options

All Options
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
All-Options (formerly Backline) uses direct service and social change strategies to promote unconditional, judgment-free support for people in all of their decisions, feelings, and experiences with pregnancy, parenting, abortion, and adoption. Our All-Options Talkline offers free peer counseling to callers from anywhere in the US or Canada. Our All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center provides free pregnancy tests, peer counseling, condoms, diapers, baby clothes, abortion funding, and referrals to all kinds of local resources in Bloomington, Indiana.
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Various Concerns, Parenting
Age Groups Served:
Adults
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
Latinx / Latino / Hispanic
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
Currently Unknown
Special Services For:
Parents
Language:
English, Spanish
Access:
Visually Impaired, Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
Yes there is a waitlist
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states), Indiana
Hotline Phone Number:
1-888-493-0092
Service Provided By:
Trained Volunteer
Email:
https://www.all-options.org/contact-us/
24/7 Availability?:
No
Service Hours:
M-Fri 10am-1am, Sa-Su 10am-6pm EST
7 Cups

7 Cups

7 Cups
Services:
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
7 Cups is an on-demand emotional health service chat service and online therapy provider. Our bridging technology anonymously & securely connects real people to real listeners in one-on-one chat.

Anyone who wants to talk about whatever is on their mind can quickly reach out to a trained, compassionate listener through our network. We have hundreds of listeners who come from all walks of life and have diverse experiences.
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Various Concerns
Age Groups Served:
Adults, Adolescents / Teens
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
Currently Unknown
Special Services For:
Not applicable
Language:
English, Spanish
Access:
Deaf or Hard of hearing, Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Service Provided By:
Trained Volunteer
24/7 Availability?:
Yes
Operating System:
iOS, Android
National Eating Disorder Helpline

National Eating Disorder Helpline

National Eating Disorders Association
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
Contact the Helpline for support, resources, and treatment options for yourself or a loved one. Helpline volunteers are trained to help you find the information and support you are looking for. Reach out today!
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Eating Disorders
Age Groups Served:
Adults, Seniors / Older Adults, Young Adults, Adolescents / Teens
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
Currently Unknown
Special Services For:
Not applicable
Language:
English
Access:
Visually Impaired, Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Hotline Phone Number:
800 931-2237
24/7 Availability?:
No
Service Hours:
Phone hours are Mon-Thur (11AM to 9PM ET) and Friday (11AM to 5PM ET); Chat hours are Mon-Thurs (9AM to 9PM ET) and Fri (9AM to 5PM ET)
Veteran Crisis Line

Veteran Crisis Line

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Various Concerns, Crisis Support
Age Groups Served:
Adults, Young Adults
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
Currently Unknown
Special Services For:
Military, Veterans
Language:
English
Access:
Deaf or Hard of hearing, Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Hotline Phone Number:
Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1; Deaf and hard of hearing: 1-800-799-4889; or Send text to 838255
24/7 Availability?:
Yes
National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
Our highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in the U.S. who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. The Hotline and Chat provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to empower victims and survivors to find safety and live free of abuse. We also provide support to friends and family members who are concerned about a loved one. We also have advocates who are Deaf who are available by video phone (1-855-812-1001), Instant Messenger (DeafHotline) or email ([email protected]).
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Domestic Violence
Age Groups Served:
Adults, Seniors / Older Adults, Young Adults, Adolescents / Teens
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
No specialized services
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
No specialized services
Special Services For:
Not applicable
Language:
English, Spanish
Access:
Deaf or Hard of hearing
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Hotline Phone Number:
1-800-799-7233; TTY 1-800-787-3224
Service Provided By:
Trained Volunteer
24/7 Availability?:
Yes
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?:
Yes
Service Description:
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
Insurance:
No insurance needed
Always Free?:
Yes
Service Focus:
Crisis Support, Suicide
Age Groups Served:
Adults, Seniors / Older Adults, Young Adults, Adolescents / Teens
Specialized Services for Gender Groups:
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served:
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+:
Currently Unknown
Special Services For:
Not applicable
Language:
English, Spanish
Access:
Deaf or Hard of hearing, Visually Impaired, Physically Disabled
Waitlist?:
No wait / Can access immediately
Eligible States:
National Availability (all 50 states)
Hotline Phone Number:
1-800-273-8255 (English); 1-800-628-9454 (Spanish)
Service Provided By:
Trained Volunteer
24/7 Availability?:
Yes