People Making a Difference When a young person is in crisis, this woman is a text away

Rainy Roth is a volunteer for Crisis Text Line, drawing on her own experiences as a child. ‘If I can reach out to one texter and tell that person, “I get it,” then the texter will understand it will be OK,’ she says.

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This essay is part of an occasional series provided by our partner organization, which created the Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen) campaign – inviting those in midlife and beyond to connect with kids who need champions.