A free 24-hour crisis, support, and helpline for youth. YouthLine is a teen-to-teen youth crisis and support service provided by Lines for Life—a non-profit dedicated to preventing substance abuse and suicide. YouthLine operates a national helpline that provides crisis support and referrals via call, text, and chat. The YouthLine is answered by teen volunteers daily from 4 pm-10 pm PST (and by adults at all other times!). Translation services are available upon request.
COVID-19 alert: normal hours of operation are based on our most current information but may differ from those listed here because of pandemic disruptions.