Crisis Text Line

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Anyone who can text can text the Crisis Text Line at 741741 and they will be connected to a trained crisis counselor.

Anyone who fills out a 30-minute application, consents to a background check, and completes the 34-hour web-based training can be a trained crisis counselor for the Crisis Text Line.

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