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  • Suicide inspires giving to help line

    By Ryan Torok

    February 8, 2011 | 6:04 pm

    The tragedy of 14-year-old Santa Monica High School student Matthew Mezza’s recent suicide has prompted an outpouring of grief and giving in the local community.

    Daniela Covel, outreach coordinator at Teen Line, a confidential hotline for troubled teenagers, said that more than...

  • Troubled teens turn to Teen Line and its Leader

    By Karen Alexander

    February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Every night for the last 27 years, teenagers who need to talk have been able to find an understanding ear at Teen Line, a confidential phone hotline staffed by highly trained teenage volunteer listeners.

    The calls reflect every manner of teen suffering and angst, from mundane...