The remaining 90 percent are about topics like relationships, problems at school, drugs and alcohol, self harm, grief and loss, dating violence, family problems, eating disorders, and much more. If you need to talk, our volunteers are there to listen and help you find youth-friendly resources in our community. The Teen Link help line is answered by professionally-trained youth volunteers, ranging in age from 15 to 20. Because we have over 30 volunteer phone workers in our program, it is extremely difficult to talk to the same phone worker more than once. Teen Link is a completely confidential and anonymous help line.
Still, most of us want a parent's help, advice, and support at times. Talking to the adults in your life about everyday stuff builds a bond that can smooth the way for when you need to discuss something more serious. When parents feel connected to your daily life, they can be there for you if something really important comes up.Highlight('comment_body_usertext')" class="small Text" href="#comment_form" Hi Fred, For non-fiction I'd suggest the "Uncle Eric" series by author Richard J. Out of the eleven books in the series I'd especially suggest taking a look at Whatever Happened to Justice? They are published by Bluestocking Press: they're worth taking a look at I think. Ann wrote: "Hi Fred,\n\n For non-fiction I\'d suggest the \"Uncle Eric\" series by author [author: Richard J. \n Out of the eleven books in the series I\'d especially suggest taking a look at [book: What..."\n\n' $('comment_body_usertext').value;new Effect.Highlight('comment_body_usertext')" class="small Text" href="#comment_form" Fred, I'll have to give that some thought! WHAT IF I NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE AND THE LINE ISN’T OPEN? These dedicated volunteers come from all over King County to answer calls and respond to chats. However, all of the volunteers have gone through an extensive amount of training and are happy to talk to you about whatever you are dealing with. This means that whatever is talked about on the phone stays between the caller and Teen Link.