Make The Call – Get Help Now

Make The Call – Get Help Now

The following websites and phone numbers are available for teens in crisis or in need of help. Please do not hesitate to use these resources.

National Institute of Mental Health. Shareable Resources on Suicide Prevention. Retrieved November 15, 2019

Crisis Text Hotline 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Click here for more information

Trained counselors will help move people from a hot moment to a cool calm, guiding you to create a plan to stay safe and healthy.

24 Hour Hotline

Reach an Rape Crisis Center specially trained advocate by calling the
24-hour hotline 877-906-7273 or 330-434-7273.
Visit Race Crisis Center and Hope & Healing

Advocates will provide non-judgmental information about legal or medical options, therapy, crisis intervention, support, and referrals.
To request anonymous help or to anonymously report a suspected human trafficking, call the

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (Polaris Project) Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text “HELP” to BeFree (233733).
Click here to visit online

Pregnancy Choices
Visit Pregnancy Choice online
Pregnancy Testing
2780 S Arlington Rd. Suite 203, Akron, OH 44312
(330) 915-6321

Pregnancy Choices offers free STD testing and results appointments. Trained and licensed medical professionals can test for the following:

• Gonorrhea
• Chlamydia
• HIV screening
• Bacterial vaginosis
• Yeast infections
• Urinary tract infections

For more information or to make an appointment,
call 330.455.7500 or text 330.961.1772.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-8255
Available 24 hours everyday
Visit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


It’s OK to Ask for Help

It’s OK to Ask for Help

Real life doesn’t get any more real than some of the experiences Concerned About Teen Success members use to make the point and connect with you.

Getting Help

We all go through times as teenagers when we need to get help and not give up.

Let me ask you a big question. Have you been through something you thought you would never get through?

I have.

My family’s home burned down.

When things happen in your life, you might go through some sort of depression. You might be sad, and just want to give up. But don’t give up. GIVING UP IS NOT THE ANSWER!

GETTING HELP IS NOT A BAD IDEA. Even if you feel like you don’t need help, sometimes you do. I know through my house fire that help from people I trusted and loved really helped me get past it. Don’t think if you get help, that you are weak.

It takes a strong person to admit they have a problem, and want to get help! So never be ashamed if you need some help in your life, and in anything you are going through. You never have to go through it alone.

Now, through hard work and lots of love, we are building our dream home!

So what was my main point in all of this??

No matter what you go through, you don’t have to be alone, and you don’t have to struggle in something and feel like no one knows how you feel. There are people who are there for you and want to listen to you. And no matter what you go through, there will always be a way to fix it.

  1. Say that you need some help.
  2. Get someone to talk to about it.
  3. Move on, and be happy.

Thank you for thinking about what I’ve learned.