Lessons From Working At A Suicide Hotline

Tory and I were 16 when we started at the suicide hotline. We'd met in training: The only teenage volunteers among a motley assortment of grown-ups (or so they seemed to us). That first night, they sat us around a putty-colored folding table with mismatched chairs. The whole place smelled like...

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