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Help from a Counselor Just a Text Away
National Safe Place has launched TXT 4 HELP Interactive to connect youth in crisis with mental health professionals.

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Hotline Numbers Every Youth Should Have
Many communities report a spike in the number of youth who run away as the holidays approach, due to conflict at home and problems at school. If you know young people at risk for running away, give them these numbers so they can call or text for help when they need it.

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Voices From the Field: Laurie Jackson
Laurie Jackson, the new executive director of National Safe Place, discusses her plans to carry the organization's mission forward.

9-5 pm Eastern