Term Text Based Counseling Services
Code RF-8390
Definition Programs that offer text-based services that allow people who are troubled to share their concerns with a counselor or trained volunteer who can help them cope with a traumatic experience or other type of crisis, a difficult relationship or make adjustments that are required in their particular stage in life. Text based services are particularly suitable for people who are concerned about confidentiality and anonymity and are frequently used by troubled teens who are coping with school pressures, breakups, bullying and the stress that comes with trying to fit in.
Created 2/12/19
Changed 3/5/19
Use References Crisis Text Lines
Crisis Text Services
Text Based Crisis Services
Text Crisis Services
Text Message Therapy
Text Oriented Counseling Services
See Also References Internet Based Counseling Services (RF-3400)
External Classification Terms Counseling (UW
Counseling (NTE F60)
Mental Health/Addictions (AIRS MH-500)
Mental Health/Addictions (CAN MH-500)
Specialized Counseling (NPC F06)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Facet Modality/Delivery Format
Bibliographic References

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