Interviewed youth stressed the importance of having someone in their peer group to talk to about difficult issues. We represent a diverse array of backgrounds, personalities, and outlooks on the world. We are eager to assist peers in getting through the difficulties of adolescence. We offer support to youth both over the phone at Please read our Annual Report to learn more.
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The first step in starting a conversation is to choose a good time. Conversation tends to flow best when it naturally occurs. Consider bringing up the topic of mental health when doing chores, cooking, hanging out, or in the car. If they are busy, or having a bad day you may want to wait until they are less preoccupied.
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