We used to talk for hours with our friends on the phone. Now our teens text constantly. While it may seem like a bad habit, crisis and counseling centers are using it to their advantage-- and connecting with teens in trouble.
Below are some of the help lines we found now advertising text for help services online:
MENTAL HEALTH HELP:
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT FOR TEENS/ TEEN HELP IN CRISIS:http://www.crisistextline.org/get-help-now/
CRISIS HOTLINE TO HELP WITH A RANGE OF ISSUES, INCLUDING SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND CHILD ABUSE:
TEEN PRESSURES, PEER PRESSURE, FAMILY PRESSURES, SUICIDE:
TEEN HELP GENERAL:
REPORTING SCHOOL BULLYING: