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How Can Text Messaging Save Lives?

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How Can Text Messaging Save Lives?

How Can Text Messaging Save Lives?

How Can Text Messaging Save Lives?

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Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Crisis and Response

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Activist Nancy Lublin explains how Crisis Text Line, the first 24/7 text line of its kind, has helped millions of people by providing direct support as well as anonymous data about people in crisis.

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In 1996, she founded Dress For Success, an organization that helps women transition from welfare to work. From 2003 to 2015, Lublin was the CEO of DoSomething.org, a global organization for young people and social change.