In 1994, the Academy Award-winning short film "Trevor" was released. Both humorous and poignant, it follows the story of a young teen who attempts to take his life. Ellen taped an introduction for it -- and her message is still true today. You can watch the entire short film along with Ellen's introduction and conclusion, right here.
This film is what inspired the creation of The Trevor Project. In her message at the film's conclusion, Ellen mentions that if you or someone you know is feeling the same as the character, Trevor, you can call a number.
That number is The Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386). Find out more about The Trevor Project on their official website.