Research Collaborations 

To be a Research Collaborator, you must meet the following key requirements:

  • Be affiliated with an academic or research institution. This includes obtaining the approval of an Institutional Review Board (IRB), having a Principal Investigator that’s a full-time employee of the institution, and the written approval of your institution’s Office of Research or equivalent office.
  • Expect to spend 3+ months working with our de-identified, anonymized data. 
  • Have the technical expertise to work with massive data sets.
  • Complete our volunteer Crisis Counselor training to better understand our data.
  • Be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. We need this for background checks.

Please note that we are currently not accepting new applications. We are excited to hear from you in June 2023 when our applications reopen.

Mental Health Research and Machine Learning Insights

Learn more about findings from our data on Crisis Text Line’s Research and Development Blog.

Published Research

See the list of published papers from research collaboraters below. We also summarize some of our findings on our Research and Development blog.

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