Crisis Help: Just a Text Away

Crisis text line, or CTL, is the first national 24/7 intervention hotline exclusively by text messaging. It offers anonymity, and it’s as easy as 741-741.

The Crisis Text Hotline is helping teens deal with serious issues like depression, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm. 40,000 text messages, the majority from teenagers, are exchanged each day with crisis counselors around the country. That’s more than 11 million messages since CTL started in 2013.

To learn more about teens and stress, see our extensive special report with Soledad O’Brien: http://wb.md/1SNUDwb

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