LEAD brings Text-a-Tip out of state for the first time.

Launching in Riverside, California, the introduction of LEAD’s TextForHelp.app platform predecessor at a location across the country poses new challenges for the LEAD team, coordinating qualified mental health professionals and the necessary technology to address the specific mental health needs of teens in disparate communities. This would soon evolve into a complex network of mental health lines spanning from one end of the nation to another.