Teen Life Counts

Click on the TLC logo below to visit the Teen Life Counts website!

TLC Logo

Teen Life Counts (TLC) is a school-based suicide prevention and awareness program that was established in 1984. Teen Life Counts uses professional staff and 35 trained community volunteers to teach a suicide prevention program in 45 area schools. Last year, TLC reached 7,000 students and referred 500 students for counseling.

Students in the TLC program learn how to identify warning signs of depression and suicide, how to talk to a troubled friend, and where to go to get help. They are also taught the importance of breaking a secret to save a life and the danger of alcohol and substance abuse by those who are depressed or suicidal.

Be A Volunteer

Twice a year, JFS offers a two-day training for school professionals and community volunteers on suicide prevention. Volunteers must be 21 or older and need to be available during school hours to teach the curriculum. CEUs are also offered for social work professionals.

For more information or to register for the training, please contact Senior Program Coordinator Talora Gross by phone at (504) 831-8475 or by email at talora@jfsneworleans.org.

Teen Life Counts

Contact

Talora Gross
Senior Program Coordinator
(504) 831-8475 x124


Emergencies
Cope Line
1-800-749-2673 x 211

Covenant House
1-800-999-9999

Resources

TLC Wallet Card
FAQ About Teen Life Counts

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans is a social service agency dedicated to preserving, strengthening and enhancing the well-being and self-sufficiency of individuals and families at every stage of life.

Northshore
1403 N. Causeway Blvd
Mandeville, La 70471
Phone: (985)264-1619
Fax: (985)727-4646

Metairie
3330 W. Esplanade Ave, Ste 600
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504)831-8475
Fax:(504)831-1130

Uptown
1426 Amelia St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504)831-8475

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