Teen Lifeline

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Get Help
Call and Text Crisis Line: 602-248-8336 (TEEN)
Outside Maricopa, Call: 1-800-248-8336 (TEEN)

Our hours are: Call 24/7/365 | Text weekdays 12-9 p.m. &
weekends 3-9 p.m. | Peer Counseling 3-9 p.m. daily

Making an Impact
Saving Lives

For 34 years, Teen Lifeline has been the constant in answering teens’ calls for help and, since 2012, has seen programmatic growth year-over-year. In 2020 alone, we answered 35,000 calls/texts, were on 300,000+ student IDs, and reached 320,000 school staff, community members, parents, and students with prevention services.

Learn More About Our Life-Saving Programs

Fostering resiliency takes all-around support—that’s why Teen Lifeline’s more than a hotline. We work with schools, communities, families, and teens to ensure everyone in a teen’s life is suicide aware.

School ID Initiative
School ID Initiative Including Teen Lifeline’s number on the back of school IDs and laptops connects Arizona teens to help and hope. Learn More
Mitch Warnock Act Trainings
Mitch Warnock Act Trainings These trainings satisfy the Mitch Warnock Act, which requires training for school personnel to recognize and respond to suicide risk. Learn More
Become a Peer Counselor
Become a Peer Counselor The peer counselors who answer the hotline are teens just like you. Explore and apply to our teen volunteer program. Learn More
Life Skills Development
Life Skills Development Teen volunteers undergo 72+ hours of training that prepares them to answer the hotline and handle challenges in their own lives. Learn More
Peer Counseling Hotline
Peer Counseling Hotline Teen Lifeline’s 24/7/365 peer-to-peer counseling hotline is an important connection of hope for teens across Arizona. Learn More
Prevention Services
Prevention Services Our masters-level clinicians work with schools and communities across Arizona to expand protective factors and reduce risk for teens. Prevention Education Services

Read Our Success Stories

Everyone our services reach is important. Read some of their stories to learn about the impact Teen Lifeline makes daily.

Read Our Success Stories

Everyone our services reach is important. Read some of their stories to learn about the impact Teen Lifeline makes daily.

A stock photo from cottonbro on Pexels of a concerned mother looking at her teen daughter through the open doorway of the daughter's bedroom.
Mental Health Parents Resources Warning Signs Is my teen normal? The number one question Teen Lifeline staff and volunteers receive from parents, family members, and friends is whether certain behaviors are normal for a teen or a warning sign of suicide. Here, we answer that question with a discussion about what behaviors are normal and what behaviors should prompt someone… Learn More

Learn More About Suicide Prevention

Education is key in preventing teen suicide. These resources, written and reviewed by masters-level clinicians, are here to help.

Depression Mental Health Resources Teens Depression Teenage depression isn’t just bad moods and the occasional feeling down or blue—it’s a serious problem that impacts every… Learn More
Mental Health Resources Suicide Teens Warning Signs Warning Signs Knowing the warning signs of suicide will keep you alert and able to recognize if a friend or family… Learn More

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Teen Lifeline’s mission is to prevent teen suicide in Arizona through enhancing resiliency in youth and fostering supportive communities.


Every donation saves lives. Your support helps us connect teens to help and hope and prevent teen suicide.