Supercharge your conversation skills with young people

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Doing our bit during COVID-19

In these difficult times, we want everyone to access Live For Tomorrow Guides — whether you have the financial means or not. That's why we’re currently offering membership on a pay-what-you-can basis. Even if that’s nothing.

Want to talk better with your young people — offline and online? We got you.

✔️ Learn practical skills based on 5,000 live hours of conversations with young people struggling, in 50+ countries

✔️8 hours of content across 12 modules, available now

✔️ One online platform, accessible 24/7 from desktop or app.

Vital skills, made simple

Our core training teaches you The Guide & Traveller model for conversations with young people — an easy-to-follow, 6 step journey for supporting any young person in distress or struggling.

Learn and practice all of the key conversation skills you need, including motivational interviewing, collaborating, evoking, implicit listening and more.

Explore how to ask about difficult topics (like suicide and self-harm), and how to support meaningful next steps that align with young people's values.

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Video lessons

Binge learn or do it in little bites. Our promise? No lesson longer than ten minutes.

Practice with EmpathyBot

EmpathyBot mimics real life conversations with young people, and gives you expert feedback as you go. Test your skills and see yourself improve.

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Conversation animation

Get phrasing examples, explore the different ways a conversation might go and what you can do in each scenario.

Online community

Share wins and hardships, give and receive support, and ask peers about sticky situations.


Advance your career with proven knowledge and skills.

Experienced instructors

We bring our combined youth development expertise across mental health, residential care, housing, helplines and research. Together, we run Live For Tomorrow Chat, a global online crisis intervention service supporting youth in over 50 countries — including yours!

Andrew Sutherland

Lead Instructor

10+ years experience in mental health support, including workforce development and managing two youth helplines. Andrew is currently undertaking a Masters in Psychotherapy.

Elliot Taylor

Guest Instructor

10+ years experience in youth development and mental health support including General Manager of youth organization Zeal.

Lauren Purse

Guest Instructor

10+ years international experience in youth development & mental health crisis support, including Barnardo’s (UK) and Youthline (NZ).

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