The STOMP Out Bullying™ HelpChat Line
You are not alone! We’re here to help!
Are you being or have you been bullied or cyberbullied? Are you going through a rough time because of it?
Connect with trained volunteers who can help support you without judgments. Our counselors have been specially trained to assist kids and teens who are feeling distressed as a result of being bullied and to respond to all requests for emotional support.
FREE & CONFIDENTIAL
• Free and Confidential
• Ages 13-24 Only
• Not Available to Adults
Online Hours (EST)
Monday 6:00PM - 12:00AM
Tuesday 8:00PM - 12:00AM
When the HelpChat Line is NOT available and you are IN CRISIS please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or the GLBT National Youth Talkline at 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)
When HelpChat is OFFLINE
If you are IN CRISIS and the HelpChat Line is offline, CALL the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or the GLBT National Youth Talkline at 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)
Have an important question when the HelpChat Line is not available? EMAIL US 10:00AM - 6:00PM EST.
When HelpChat is ONLINE
While connecting please wait for a trained volunteer.
Trained volunteers may be assisting others and there will be times you may have to wait.
When chat counselors are busy and you are IN CRISIS:
If you are in need of immediate assistance or have an emergency, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or the GLBT National Youth Talkline at 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)
You may be asked questions regarding:
- Your safety
- Your emotions and thoughts regarding your situation
- Any feelings of depression you are having
- If you have thoughts of suicide
You may be requested to provide additional information:
- Use your REAL FIRST NAME
- It is always your choice whether or not you feel comfortable providing contact information to our trained volunteer counselor, but it is in your best interest to do so.
- There may be times when additional contact information is requested. This will be requested in case the chat is unexpectedly disconnected or our trained volunteer counselor needs to send emergency services to you.
- Your personal information will never be shared unless a volunteer counselor feels your life is in imminent danger.
Learn about the warning signs of suicide and what you can do to help someone who is in crisis.
International Suicide Hotline Resources Outside Of The United States:
Legal Disclaimer: The STOMP Out Bullying™ Help ChatLine is not intended to be a substitute for professional psychological advice, counseling, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your counselor, therapist or other qualified mental health providers with any questions you may have regarding depression or suicidal feelings. Never disregard professional mental health advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the STOMP Out Bullying site or have discussed with a STOMP Out Bullying HelpChat Line volunteer.
If you think you are in crisis, if this is an emergency, or you need immediate assistance, call 911 or contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or the or the GLBT National Youth Talkline at 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743) immediately.
If you reside outside of the United States and think you are in crisis, or you need immediate assistance, call your local emergency service, to go to a hospital emergency room or contact International Suicide Hotlines or Befrienders Worldwide immediately.
STOMP Out Bullying™, the STOMP Out Bullying™ HelpChat Line™ and/or Love Our Children USA™ does not recommend or endorse any specific physicians, counselors, therapists, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by STOMP Out Bullying™, the STOMP Out Bullying™ HelpChat Line™ and/or Love Our Children USA™ its employees, volunteers and others appearing on the Site at the invitation of STOMP Out Bullying™, the STOMP Out Bullying™ HelpChat Line™ and/or Love Our Children USA™, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.