Blog Category: CYCL News

Youth Tax Filing Assistance

Published on March 30, 2020

Tax season is upon us. Under normal circumstances the filing date for this year’s taxes would have been in April 2020, but due to efforts to protect people from and stop the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government and the Internal Revenue  | Read More » |

Learn about our Volunteers 03: Meet John

Published on March 23, 2020

My name is Jason and I am a staff member at the California Youth Crisis Line. Twice a month I will be interviewing a different member of our crisis line team and share our discussion on our Crisis Line blog and newsletter.  Each conversation is unique  | Read More » |

CDC Stress and Coping – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Published on March 23, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control recently released an article on managing and reducing stress. The following is a shortened version, but all of this information can be found on the CDC’s website.   | Read More » |

Reducing Stress During COVID-19

Published on March 23, 2020

We want to remind everyone that stress reduction is important, now more than ever. The California Youth Crisis Line is here for you if you need to talk, de-stress, or get access to resources and services, call or text us 24/7 at (800) 843-5200 or chat  | Read More » |

On The Line with Bianca and Logan Episode 01 – Introduction

Published on March 5, 2020

On this episode of On The Line, we meet our hosts Bianca and Logan as well as learn about the California Youth Crisis Line. If you’re a youth in crisis or know a youth who could use our line, call or text us at 800 843 5200 or visit us at www.calyouth.org/cycl   | Read More » |

Learn About Our Volunteers 02: Olivia

Published on February 19, 2020

For those of you who don’t know, my name is Jason and I am a staff member at the California Youth Crisis Line. Twice a month I will be interviewing a different member of our crisis line team to share their story with the world.  Each conversation is  | Read More » |

Crisis Line Call Topic 02: Coping with loss

Published on February 19, 2020

Whenever we’re coping with loss or going through the grieving process or when our volunteers are talking to youth or families who call to talk about losing a loved one, we always try to remember to keep these tips in mind as well as recommend them  | Read More » |

Crisis Line Best Practices 02: Reflective Listening, what is it?

Published on February 19, 2020

Reflective listening is a communication style used by our Crisis Counselors to make sure that they’re paying full attention, and letting youth know that they hear what they’re saying. Our counselors use reflective listening in a few different ways,  | Read More » |