Resources

 

If you have a mental health emergency you can go to your nearby emergency room for assistance.

 

Immediate Help

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline          1-800-273-8255

 

Ayuda en Español        1-888-628-9454

 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

Crisis Text Line   Text “START” to 741-741

 

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 emotional support for those in crisis.

 

Youth Helpline - Your Life Your Voice          1-800-448-3000

 

The Your Life Your Voice National Hotline is a 24-hour toll free number available to kids, teens and young adults.

 

The Trevor Project          1-866-488-7386

 

TrevorText -  Available on Fridays (4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT). Text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200. Standard text messaging rates apply.

 

TrevorChat - Available 7 days a week (3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PT).

 

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

 

 

Education

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

 

Call the NAMI Helpline 800-950-NAMI

M-F, 10 AM - 6 PM ET

 

NAMI - Diverse Communities

 

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. They offer individuals and families resources on mental health awareness, education, and recovery.

 

Reach out

 

The ReachOut forums are a safe space for you to talk about whatever's on your mind. ReachOut is not a counseling or crisis service. The forums are for 13-24 year olds. All posts are pre-moderated, so there's a little delay before they show up.

 

Teen Central

 

TeenCentral.Net is a prevention and intervention resource for teens and is dedicated to improving the lives of all youth by providing emotional support and appropriate references in a safe web environment where identity is protected and anonymity is respected.

 

SAMHSA

 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

 

Active Minds

 

Active Minds is the leading nonprofit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking. We are changing the culture on campuses and in the community by providing information, leadership opportunities and advocacy training to the next generation.

 

The Steve Fund Knowledge Center

 

The Steve Fund Knowledge Center is a resource for expert information about the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. It contains videos of presentations, panels and interviews with experts, white papers, webinars and more.

 

 

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