A place for teens with BFRBs to relax and chat.

These teen-only Zoom meetings are 45 minutes.

Sign up for as many talks as you'd like, no minimum requirement.

Teen Hangouts are for intended for kids ages 13-17. Maximum attendance is 10.

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Teens deserve a space for them.

Peer Coach Gessie Perez is passionate about working with children, and is a dedicated BFRB advocate. She has had trichotillomania since the age of 11 and has made it her life's mission to give back to the BFRB community.

Gessie currently works as a caregiver for children with developmental disabilities. In 2019, she started her “Trichster Sisters” program, in which she sends care packages to young girls with trichotillomania and acts as a mentor to them. She is also the author of a memoir, Triumphant Trichster, and A Trichy Situation, a picture book for kids. She serves as the Programs Director for The Lyder Foundation, a non-profit focused on supporting those with BFRBs in communities of color. As a long time part of the Keen family, Gessie is excited to now join HabitAware as a team member!

Teen Hangouts are not substitutes for medical advice. By booking a Teen Hangout, you agree to acknowledging and agreeing to our medical disclaimer.