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Need someone to talk to?

Sometimes things outside of your control, like family violence, divorce, abuse, death of a parent, or even drug or alcohol abuse, can make "normal" problems appear overwhelming! When this happens, you may feel like you have nowhere to turn...call 2-1-1!

Dial 2-1-1 or text to TXT211 any time.

 

Or want to Chat Online?  Chat with our caring specialists from 10am to 8pm.

Texting is also available... Text your zip code to 898211 (available 24/7)

You can also access lots of helpful information and resources through our 211 Teen Help Guide.

 

Logic's "1-800-273-8255" was nominated for a Grammy Awards and wins for his video. Listen...

After a fan came up to him a couple of years ago and told him how his music had saved his life...

Logic wanted to do more- so he created his song and used the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number as its title to bring about even greater awareness and prevention efforts. Catch his Grammy interview.

 

 

 

If you are concerned about yourself or someone you know you can call: 
2-1-1 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

 

 


211's film contest "How A TEXT Can Save A Life" was sponsored by Leadership Palm Beach County.

 

Click on links below to view films:

First Place "In A Blink Of An Eye"
by Haiden Hill

 

Second Place “211 HelpLine PSA”
by Milan Tangirala (Dreyfoos)

 

Third Place “Fallen”
by Vincent Bonasera (G-Star)

211's Teen Help Guide-Palm Beach County

  • Lots of valuable information & resources at your fingertips!
     
  • Sections of the guide have been bookmarked so that you can find the topics that are relevant to you.
     
  • Emergency numbers are found within the first couple pages.
     
  • Ask your school guidance or nurse if they have copies you can keep- if not email info@211pbtc.org to locate a copy.
     
  • Share the information with your friends & family- you can make a difference!

Overwhelmed?  Confused? Depressed? Suicidal?

Teen years are often confusing. Sometimes it may   feel like your life has been turned upside down. Concerns about school, friends, parents, relationships, body changes, and plans for                                 your future are common challenges you may face. 

Most young people go through times when they feel down, confused moody, and unhappy. During these times it is important to talk to someone about what is bothering you, especially if these feelings last for a long time and things get worse as time goes on.

   Feeling overwhelmed? Not sure what to do?

   If you ...

  • have a problem and don't know what to do
  • need to know where to get help with a situation
  • can't find someone who really hears what you are saying
  • cannot stop worrying and move on with your life
  • need someone to talk to who will not judge you
  • or tell you what to do

 Dial 2-1-1 to help you access services available to young people in our community. We are here to listen to you. We won't judge you or tell you what to do. You don't even have to use your real name.

 

How to grow through challenges and adversity

Building Resilience & Wellbeing:   Reflect on your values |Everybody has setbacks |Stay connected | Invest in yourself | Learn healthy habits | Identify your strengths |  Engage with kindness |
Nurture friendships | Compassion heals |Express gratitude!

Ten Tips:   Stay Connected|Have a Sense of Purpose| Learn Healthy Habits | Believe in Yourself |

Laugh Often | Express Your Emotions | Be Optimistic |Keep Perspective | Be Imperfect | Learn Lessons



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In the news:

Logic's "1-800-273-8255" song featured on his newly released album "Everybody"

Some of the lyrics: "What's the day without a little night? I'm just tryna shed a little light..."

View press release from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline...

Click on above image to hear Logic's comments on his song

 


Also visit The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis interventionand suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Also call Compass-Gay & Lesbian Community Center (561) 533-9699 located in Palm Beach County.