Teen adult phone chat
After hours, callers have the option of being transferred to the 24-Hour Crisis Line or WA Recovery Help Line, which are both answered by adults.
You can also leave a message on Teen Link’s voicemail.
You’re supposed to try to get a girl, not a football.”Welcome to the party line, a group phone call where teens went to meet strangers in the mid 1980s.
Think of it like a precursor to the internet chat room.
Whats App had 700 million monthly active users as of January 2015, and they're not just using the texting feature.
Whats App also lets you post status updates, send video, share your location and make voice/video calls over the internet.
While more than half of all adults with cell phones who text send 1 to 10 text messages a day, just one fifth (22%) of teens send that many messages each day.
Even though discrepancies remain between the age groups, adults have seen substantial increases in texting over the past months.
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.
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Chat meetings are moderated, and teens can only chat when the adult Alateen Group Sponsors are present.
At this time, chat meetings can only be accessed on a computer (rather than on mobile devices).