Teens & Young Adults

If you need help at any time, for any emergency, call our HOTLINE (1-800-273-TALK) and talk to someone who understands where you‘ve been and where you are now.

If you, or someone you know, has a problem with:

  • drugs or alcohol
  • family violence
  • depression
  • loneliness
  • medical issues
  • bullying
  • anger
  • financial pressures
  • recklessness…

Reach Out. Check In. Save a Life.
Call if you are in need of support. We are available and can help.


Is This You?

Every day, the nightmare continues.

  • Reggie is constantly depressed, and sees nothing good ahead.
  • Sharon and her friends drink heavily every night.
  • John ran away from home and now sleeps in the street.
  • Rosa steals from her parents so she can buy drugs.
  • Paul is bullied every day on campus, and no one seems to care.
  • Jack has no interest in his schoolwork and plans to drop out as soon as he can.
  • Alex is alone all the time and believes no one likes her.
  • Beth is impulsive and sexually reckless in the hope of being popular.
  • Shauna believes she is a burden to her family and that they would be better off without her.
  • Raymond’s parents get into violent arguments and he believes he’s the cause of it.
  • Amy can’t hold a job and has given up looking for one.
  • And last year, more than 4,500 young people between the ages of 13 and 24 died by suicide.

If you, or someone you care about is dealing with any of these issues, call the 24/7 HOTLINE now.
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Warning Signs of Suicide

  • threatening, talking or writing about suicide
  • chronic illness or pain
  • abuse of alcohol or drugs
  • extreme anxiety or panic attacks
  • eating disorders – overeating or not eating
  • rage, anger or family violence
  • trouble sleeping/constantly sleeping
  • excessive irritability, and mood changes
  • loss of interest in activity
  • feeling like a burden to family and friends
  • extreme financial stress
  • can’t find or keep a job
  • reckless behavior, sexual or physical
  • feeling hopeless and alone, trapped, with no way out


We have answers.
Or we’ll find the answer for you.

Complete the form below to send us any questions or concerns you have about the issues facing young adults, teens and their families. Tell us what’s going on, what you’re feeling, and what would help. We’ll get your email to the right people and they’ll get back to you within 24 hours with some specific suggestions and more information.

BUT – if this is an emergency, don’t wait, don’t use the email, call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
If you or someone you know appears to be in crisis, use the HOTLINE now.