Teen Link offers mental health support for students in Washington

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SPOKANE, Wash. — As the new school year begins, it can be troubling to those who haven’t had a normal school life in a while. Teen Link, a free hotline that offers emotional support, can help ease those tensions.

Teen Link is a mental health helpline run by teens, for teens. It’s confidential and anonymous with trained teen volunteers available to talk about any issue callers have.

Teen Link is a program of Crisis Connections, which focuses on serving the youth in Washington State. It offers support for individuals, family members, friends, and more.

Crisis specialists are available to talk by phone from 6 to 10 p.m. and chat or text from 6 to 9:30 p.m. every night. You can call them by dialing 1-866-TEENLINK (or 866-833-6546)

You can learn more about Teen Link here.

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