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Sometimes things outside of your control, like family violence, divorce, abuse, death of a parent, or even drug or alcohol abuse, can make "normal" problems appear overwhelming! When this happens, you may feel like you have nowhere to turn.
Teen years are often confusing. Sometimes it may feel like your life has been turned upside down. Concerns about school, friends, parents, relationships, body changes, and plans for your future are common challenges you may face.
Most young people go through times when they feel down, confused moody, and unhappy. During these times it is important to talk to someone about what is bothering you, especially if these feelings last for a long time and things get worse as time goes on. . .
Dial 2-1-1 and be connected to a confidential hotline to help you access services available to young people in our community. We are here to listen to you. We won't judge you or tell you what to do.
Or want to talk online? Chat with us by logging onto AOL’s Instant Messenger Service @ www.aim.com and instant message either screen name: TEEN211PBTC1.Instant messenger service is available from 3 p.m.-11 p.m., 7 days a week.
Also visit The Trevor Project.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis interventionand suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Also call Compass-Gay & Lesbian Community Center (561) 533-9699 located in Palm Beach County.