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If you are having thoughts of harming yourself or you are being abused, please call us. These are serious issues that are best handled in one-on-one conversations with counselors.
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Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, our texting service will be closed on Thursday, November 26th from 3a until midnight CST.
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