Help is Out ThereLet's face it - being a teenager is tough. Like, really tough. Sometimes, it may seem too tough. Sometimes you might feel like you are all alone, that you can't talk to anybody, and you have NO idea what to do.
Here are some helpful resources, and you are encouraged to check them out, and refer them to friends who might be hurting as well.
Phone NumbersAll of the information you give is kept completely confidential.
1.800.RUNAWAYThis phone number is for youth who have, or are considering running away. Also, if you have a friend who has or is considering running away, you can call them and they will give you professional and caring advice.
1.800.273.TALKThis phone number is for youth who are considering suicide. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, please contact this number. They are great people who are genuinely concerned about you, and want to help.
1.866.SAFE-YOUTHThis phone number is for youth who are in abuse relationships. Abuse includes (but is not limited to) physical, emotional, neglect, and any other situations that make someone feel like less of a person, or causes them hurt.
If you or someone you care about is dealing with abuse at home, in a relationship, or anywhere else in their life, please contact this organization. They will give you the help you need to help yourself, or someone else.
Web SitesThese Web sites will have contact information on them.
Using this Web site gives you the freedom to browse around and gain information for yourself, and in being an aware friend.