Young people can get help through Kids Help Phone

Young people can get help through Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone will answer all questions and help teenagers.

This service began its work in test mode at the beginning of 2018, and more than 13,000 texts with various questions were made.

This service will now work to the full extent in 2 languages: English and French. In order to use the service, you only need a phone that sends SMS, Internet connection or some special app are not needed.

A test version of the program showed that anxiety, relationship and feelings of isolation were the most widespread problems of girls and boys who contacted the service. About 25% of young people talked about suicidal thoughts.

In order to get an answer to the question or just chat with someone from the service, send the word TALK for an English version or TEXTO for a French version. The contact number is 686868. 

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