Michelle Carlson, Executive Director of TEEN LINE, a teen-to-teen national hotline, shares her expertise and insight on at-risk adolescents and the issues teens are dealing with. From stress and anxiety to depression and suicidal thoughts, teen callers are trusting their highly trained and competent peers to listen and guide them through with empathy, problem solving and community resources for further help. Michelle shares her own compelling story of losing people she loved to suicide and how failure is a thread throughout these tragic losses. These tragedies have only added to Michelle’s passion to helping teens deal with daily stress as well as some of the more delicate issues of adolescence.
You can find out more about Teen Line at https://teenlineonline.org