Chicago was chosen because of the influence of an early funder, the Chicago-based Mac Arthur Foundation.
El Paso was a data-driven decision based on its large Latino population.
Nonetheless, 741741 is indeed the number for the Crisis Text Hotline in the United States and Ontario’s Online and Text Crisis and Distress Service in Canada. A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The Crisis Text Hotline also notes in their FAQ that all text messages are anonymous and free, although charges may apply with carriers other than AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, or Verizon.
The service is available 24 hours a day in the United States.
The Toronto Distress Center’s ONTX is available between 2 P.
The shows air live twice each day, and provide opportunities for your students to interact via live polls and Q&A with the scientist.
Explore the topics in the schedule by watching a webcast and using the classroom activities, lessons, readings, and other teaching resources that support each webcast program.