The chat specialist will also work collaboratively with you to create a safety plan, outlining some positive coping strategies and next steps, among other things.There may be times when additional contact information is requested.
Just curious why those popular AOL chat rooms disappeared?
I can remember spending HOURS in those chat rooms in the late 90's.
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Any life issue, whether it be depression, family issues, relationship problems, and financial issues, among others, may be discussed on Lifeline Crisis Chat.voice chat that lasted for a little bit then you had the message boards/ forums from Ultimate Bulletin Board and EZboard (i think they were some of the first) etc etc for years then of course the myspace people used myspace liked they used aol back in the day to setup "dates"I believe people still chat some on IRC or even certain websites.Anyone who is depressed, despairing, going through a hard time and just needs to talk, including people who are thinking about suicide.This will be requested in case the chat is unexpectedly disconnected or the chat specialist needs to send emergency services. Local crisis centers around the United States are supported by local funding from both the private and public sector.It is always your choice whether or not you feel comfortable providing this information to the chat specialist. CONTACT USA (the organization that founded this site) raises money from donors to help pay for youth outreach, training materials for crisis centers, and technical costs.This error occurs when the ZIP that you have provided is not the same as the ZIP code assigned to your Credit Card.