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Teens Save Life Using Facebook, Launch Teen Advice Tumblr

Danny Manes and Gary Ramirez…

… recently started “Hopeline for Teens,” an anonymous advice page on Tumblr for teens struggling with depression, bullying, sexuality, and other issues …

Hopeline for Teens is one of many by-teens and for-teens sites and organizations that have recently arisen. After struggling with eating disorders for years, Liana Rosenman and Kristina Saffran from New York are now helping to heal others. The two girls were recently honored at Glamour’s “Women of the Year” awards for their work with Project HEAL, the organization they founded to provide funding for eating disorder treatment.

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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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