Never be afraid to ask for help.
Emergency and Crisis Support
In the event of a medical emergency (someone has caused harm to themselves or others or the threatening to hurt themselves or others, call 911 (in US) or emergency services in your country.
For immediate help or support call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at1-800-273-TALK (8255) or online at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Help people who are having suicidal thoughts
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth
An online resource for college students that includes an anonymous screening tool and campus specific information for getting help.
Mental Health Resources
Locate counselors, social workers, therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists. Articles & current topics in the mental health field from the American Psychotherapy Association
Resources, links to therapists and psychiatrists-to find local help, provides videos and educational information, self-help resources from the Mental Health Network
Resource to find therapists, psychiatrists, and information for various mental illnesses from the National Mental Health Association
http://www.aacap.org/ (American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
Resources, links, educational materials, etc. for adolescents and children. Contains many articles and suggestions for treatment for children from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
www.adaa.org (Anxiety Disorders Association of America)
Information about anxiety disorders, links to therapists, treatment and support from the Anxiety Disorder Association of America
Comprehensive information about mental illnesses, treatment options & suggestions. Focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the Behavioral Associates
Comprehensive information regarding depression and how to treat it
www.dbsalliance.org (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance)
Information regarding depression, bipolar, and other related mental illnesses, treatment, and support from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
www.healthyminds.org (American Psychiatric Association)
Online resource for anyone seeking mental health information on many common mental health concerns, including warning signs of mental disorders, treatment options and preventative measures.
Information regarding depression and other related brain illnesses
General mental illness information from the National Institute for the Mentally ill
Comprehensive information regarding obsessive compulsive disorder, help and support from the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
Articles and informational materials regarding psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association
Contains information on all types of depressive disorders, contains articles from Psycom’s Depression Central
www.reachout.com (Inspire USA-site for Teens)
Reach Out is an information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues.
Information for Managing Stress (for college students)
Information, Statistics and Research
www.cdc.gov/ncipc (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
Information on unintentional injuries, intentional injuries related to homicide, suicide, and violence against others, and improving health and quality of life after injuries
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention (National Institute of Mental Health)
Research information regarding suicide prevention, provides resources that can be downloaded, printed, or that can be sent; from the National Institute of Mental Health
www.sprc.org (Suicide Prevention Resource Center)
Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
Links to facts and articles about suicide and prevention from the World Health Organization
Resources for Veterans
http://veteranscrisisline.net/ National Suicide Prevention Lifeline's Veteran's Resources
Locate local resources for support or chat live with a VA mental health clinican.
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/suicide_prevention/ Department of Veterans Affairs
Includes Veterans Crisis Line and additional suicide prevention information.
Substance Abuse Help
Mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.
Our goal is to provide the most up-to-date information on addiction as well as reviews of top treatment centers across the country.