CRISIS TEXT LINE ESTABLISHED TO ASSIST TEENAGERS IN NEED
Recognizing the extent to which teenagers communicate via texting, a crisis text line has been established and can be accessed by texting 741741.
Counselors are available 24/7 to help youth manage any problems they may be facing. For an extensive account of how this service came to be, see the article entitled R U There? at http://www.crisistextline.org/are-you-depressed-how-do-you-know/. When teenagers are at a loss as to how to cope with a difficult situation, this service could be of great assistance and may even save lives, so please make your cell phone using children aware of it.