telephone counseling(redirected from 'Telephone counseling')
telephone counselingThe provision of advice and verbalized moral support to a person with a particular need by a group of either volunteers or a paid staff with some level of experience and/or expertise in the area of interest; TC may include crisis intervention–eg, for suicide, HIV infection, or acute or chronic addiction disorders. See Hotline, Support group.
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