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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

Helpful Websites:

www.strengthofus.org

www.reachouthere.com

www.ok2talk.org

www.halfofus.com

www.teenshealth.org

www.eachmindmatters.org

www.suicideispreventable.org

www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/teen-depression/index.shtml

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  • Feeling sad or withdrawn for more than 2 weeks.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.

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