For Youth and Students
Resources for youth
Teen Line: open 9 p.m.-1 a.m. ET
310-855-HOPE (4673) OR text “TEEN” to 839863 (8:30 p.m.—12:30 a.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line, Text “START” to 741-741
Children’s Village Sanctuary Program: 1-888-997-1583
Crisis Prevention & Response Team: 914-925-5959
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Westchester Chapter: 914-610-9156
Click this link to go to their website: AFSPWestchesterchapter
Warning Signs of Mental Condition can include:
Feeling sad or withdrawn for more than 2 weeks.
Severe out-of-control, risk-taking behaviors.
Sudden overwhelming fear for no reason.
Severe mood swings that cause problems in relationships.
Drastic changes in behavior, personality or sleeping habits.
Extreme difficulty concentrating or staying still.
Intense worries or fears.
Trying to harm or kill oneself or making plans to do so.
Not eating, throwing up or using laxatives to lose weight.
Repeated use of alcohol or drugs.
IF YOU NOTICE THESE WARNING SIGNS, TALK TO A TRUSTED ADULT.