Crisis Counseling brings us joy. Still, it’s heavy work warranting some self-care. We asked our Community Team what makes tough times less heavy.
Reaching out for help when you’re having suicidal thoughts can be terrifying. But it’s one of the bravest things you can do.
There’s no greater reward than helping others.
Knowing that I wasn’t alone and hearing confirmation that I was normal would have made the road to coming out much, much easier.
Crisis Text Line gives me a sense of purpose, provides continuing education, connects me with a global network, and allows me to help others whenever.
Every day we have 1,440 minutes to make a positive impact on the world. Here’s how I use mine.
The key to being a great Crisis Counselor? Trusting your gut.
I love connecting with texters and that I don’t have to fix their problems. That simply by listening, empathizing, and validating, I am helping them.