Dawson McAllister on Facebook As the off-air rescue shop for the national radio program DMLive (Dawson McAllister Live), TheHopeLine has spoken to literally hundreds of thousands of teenagers and young adults over the years. We desire to see people released from despair by offering clear thinking and right values concerning the issues they are dealing with at the time. HopeCoaches are available 24/7 by phone or chat. TheHopeLine has partnered with faith-based organizations to provide longer term care and services to those seeking help, advice and healing.
5 things you should never say

5 Things You Should Never Say #depressed

  Until we get rid of the unacceptable stigma of mental illness, it’s going to be very hard for people to come forward for care. 5 Things You Should Never Say #depressed I’ve always wanted my radio show and TheHopeLine to be a place where people felt comfortable talking about the tough stuff. A place…


Advice for Graduates

It’s really impossible to know the future, but you can know what your NEXT STEP is going to be. When you graduate, you’re sure to be overwhelmed with heartfelt congratulations, and maybe even fancy little books filled with syrupy platitudes about going after your dreams. While that’s all good, I’d like to offer a few…

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Sexual Assault

I was raped while taking the garbage out, right outside of my own house. I never saw who, but I’m hoping he will be caught soon.  I came to TheHopeLine because I was feeling alone and overwhelmed with everything.  Despite the support from my family and friends, I felt like I needed more. So we…



My best friend, who is a girl, and myself were having difficulties in our relationship. Our parents told us to stop talking because we were getting too close. When we finally were able to talk again, this girl told me we needed to kill the relationship. I didn’t know what this meant or what I…

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