CONTENT WARNING: Today’s episode has some dialogue related to self-harm.
In episode 2 we are introducing Sam as co-host alongside Elliott for the podcast! In this episode Elliott and Sam discuss some concrete examples of coping mechanisms and wellness that work for them, with a focus on self-harm prevention. You can contact us at email@example.com if you have ideas for future episodes about youth services and may want to collaborate. Stay tuned for more discussions! You can also leave us a voice messages or questions for possible use in future episodes here: https://anchor.fm/oregonhealthytransitions/message
Self-Harm Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
“Emotions can be really painful sometimes. It’s totally normal to need ways to cope with and process the hard things in your life. If you are using self-harm to manage your emotions, we’re here for you. And, we want to help keep you safe.”
YouthLine: Text teen2teen to 839863. Call 877-968-8491. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or chat on their website.
“YouthLine is a free, confidential teen-to-teen crisis and help line. Contact us with anything that may be bothering you. No problem is too big or too small for the YouthLine! Teens are available to help daily from 4-10pm PST (adults are available by phone at all other times!)”
Trans Lifeline: Call 877-565-8860
“When you call, you’ll speak to a trans/nonbinary peer operator, [have] full anonymity & confidentiality, [and will receive] no nonconsensual active rescue (calling 911, emergency services, or law enforcement).”