Crisis Help

Need to talk? Contact YouthLine, Teen Line or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline now.

Helpful Organizations and Resources

The organizations below provide trusted resources for understanding and responding to mental health concerns. By understanding mental health and wellness, we can take action to support one another, reduce stigma, and promote resilience.
7Cups: This online forum should provide you with the opportunity to talk with volunteers about anything that is on your mind. Please do not use this resource as a substitute for professional support, specifically therapy
Mental Health America Warmlines: Warmlines are phone lines you can call when you are in need of someone to talk to but you aren’t necessarily in a crisis
Text VOICE to 20121: You’ll be connected with a trained volunteer who can help guide you and connect you with resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): There are 650 NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates across the country. Many NAMI affiliates offer an array of free support and education programs

NAMI Resource Center: Get access to dozens of mental health resources

ReachOut.com: Information on a variety of mental health resources as well as reputable resources for those in need

When to Reach Out for Help Video: From Kati Morton, this video provides guidance if you are unsure about if or when to reach out for help regarding your mental health

CDC Tips for Coping with Stress: Learning healthy ways to cope and getting the right care and support can help reduce stressful feelings and symptoms

99 Coping Strategies Poster: Need even more tips for coping with stress? Download this poster to get 99 ideas

CredibleMind: An online platform that provides curated sets of the highest quality resources for you to explore

Psych Hub: An online platform providing free, engaging videos about mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention

5 Mental Health Apps Worth Your Consideration: There’s no shortage of mobile apps you can download to help you manage anxiety or monitor your state of mind. But how can you choose which one best suits you?

Work2BeWell ECPR Module: Sometimes, it’s helpful to collect wellness resources that help you together in one easily accessible spot. Here is a link to Work2BeWell’s ECPR kit guide, where you can “store” wellness materials that positively benefit you when you are struggling

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Find support for yourself or those who may be at risk for suicide

Talk Saves Lives Video

Speaking of Suicide: If you or loved ones are dealing with suicidal ideation, visit this site to learn about suicide, access reputable resources and hear survivors recount their stories
 
ReachOut.com: This wonderful resource provides information regarding important mental health topics, support resources, advice and guidance
 
BeThe1To: Equip yourself with tools to support others dealing with suicidal ideation
 
Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide: Get a list of mental health and suicide prevention resources for teens

The Trevor Project: If you are thinking about harming yourself — get immediate support. Connect to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the U.S. It is 100% confidential and 100% free

Trans Lifeline: Trans Lifeline connects trans people to the community support and resources we need to survive and thrive. Call 877-565-8860 for immediate support

Pink Manta Ray: Resources to advocate for trans inclusion, radical body acceptance, and mental health awareness
 
CDC Youth Resources: Find resources from the CDC, other government agencies and community organizations for LGBT Youth, their friends, educators, parents and family members to support positive environment
 
MoneyGeek LGBTQ Resources: Financial and housing resources for members of the LGBTQIA+ community
 
Victim Connect: Help prevent and survive hate crimes
 
Human Rights Campaign: Guide for navigating hate crimes
 
GLAAD: Terminology guide for allies of the LGBTQIA+ community
 
Human Rights Campaign: Guide to allyship
Asian Mental Health Collective: Instagram page dedicated to supporting Asian mental health
 
Asian American Psychological Association: List of resources for Asian Americans regarding COVID-19, mental health and xenophobia
 
Black Girls Smile: A list of national organizations which serve and stand for young black women’s mental well-being
 
Muslim Wellness Foundation: Resources for coping with trauma and grief in the American Muslim community
 
Anti-Asian Violence Resources: Includes updates, statistics, reporting support and more
 
Mental Health America: Resources on Latinx/Hispanic communities and mental health
 
Palo Alto University: Mental health resource sheet for Latinx individuals
 
Mission College: Comprehensive resource sheet for Latinx individuals
 
Actors Fund: Social and emotional support resources for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities
 
Syracuse University: 8 Ways to Be a Better Ally for BIPOC Individuals
 
Women of Color for Progress: Guide to being a good ally
 
National Domestic Violence Hotline: Call 800-799-7233 for 24/7 support
 
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: Call 800-422-4453 to talk to a trained child abuse survivor service provider
 
ReachOut: Compilation of resources for survivors of abuse and violence and list of sexual assault support services
 

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network): RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Office on Women’s Health: State-by-state resources

 

National Institute for Mental Health: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).


Anxiety and Depression Association of America: The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) works to prevent, treat, and cure anxiety disorders and depression.

ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through the alignment of science, treatment, and education.

 

Lines for Life: Lines for Life is a regional non-profit dedicated to preventing substance abuse and suicide. We offer help and hope to individuals and communities, and promote mental health for all. Our work addresses a spectrum of needs that include intervention, prevention, and advocacy. We educate, train, and advocate to prevent issues of substance abuse, mental illness, and thoughts of suicide from reaching crisis levels. But when a crisis arises or support is needed, we are available 24/7/365 to intervene with personalized help

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens: The trusted source for science-based information on teen drug use and its effects

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Helpline: Call 1-800-662-4357 to receive information and referrals for mental health and/or substance misuse issues
 
SAMHSA One-Sheet: Get a PDF including resources for youth
 
Kelty Mental Health: Get resources designed to help you and those you love overcome youth substance misuse
 
Teen-Safe.org: Access resources to help you support yourself, support others, and start conversations about substance misuse when appropriate
 
Drug-Rehabs.org: If you would like to speak with a treatment assessment counselor 24/7, please call (877) 882 9275 or (855) 378 4734
 
Alcoholics Anonymous: For individuals seeking anonymous support for alcohol addiction
 
Narcotics Anonymous: For individuals seeking anonymous support for narcotics addiction
 

StopBullying.gov: StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Crisis Textline: Overview of self-harm, including steps necessary for overcoming it
 
Cornell University: Guide to identifying the causes of self-harm and how to overcome it and other resources
 
 
Banner Health: Guide to helping someone struggling with self-harm
 
Project Lets: Alternatives to self-harm
 
 
National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: Be connected with a hotline, text line, and online chat forum for survivors of an eating disorder
 
Cleveland Clinic: An introductory guide to improving self-image
 
Mental Health America: A guide for building a positive self-image
 
Washington Post: How to Overcome Self-Hatred
 
Healthy Teen Project: List of resources for those struggling with an eating disorder
 
ReachOut: Compilation of information, resources, and advice regarding eating disorders
 
Eating Disorder Hope: Resources for people dealing with specific eating disorders
 
2U, Inc: Comprehensive list of digital resources for those struggling with an eating disorder
 
Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Resources for those struggling with body dysmorphia
 
Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation: Comprehensive body dysmorphia resources