Do you need someone to talk to?

 is a program of StarVista that provides a safe and anonymous place for teens. You can talk about anything that’s on your mind, including relationships, school, depression, stress, suicide, friends, parents, cutting, identity, and health. You can also submit a question to be answered on our Q&A page, or connect to resources for additional information and support.

The Chat Room is Open

The chatroom will be closed on Tuesday 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, & 3/6.

Hours are 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM PST
Monday – Thursday

Outside our hours, Lifeline Crisis Chat is availabe 24/7   Learn more

Try Out The Chat

Did you know some warning signs before suicide include:


  • Hopelessness
  • Depression
  • Fear
  • Loneliness
  • Worthlessness


  • No one cares about me
  • I am all alone
  • No one understands me
  • No one would miss me if I were gone
  • I can’t take it anymore


  • Loss of interest in activities
  • Writing a will
  • Giving away possessions
  • Poor concentration
  • Initiating fights

Call The 24/7 Hotline 650-579-0350 or
Visit The Lifeline Crisis Chat Room If You Need To Talk While The Chat Room is closed!

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For Emergencies, Call 911

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starvista is a project of the StarVista Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Center
in San Mateo County, and is staffed by volunteer high school students
from the Bay Area who have been trained to help other teens.