National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988
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, across the United States. (https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/)
Here are some of its other resources to help yourself and create a safety plan:
Samaritans: 877-870-4673 (HOPE)
Samaritans aims to reduce the incidence of suicide, educate the public about suicide prevention, help those who have lost a loved one to suicide, and reduce the stigma. To do this, their services emphasize nonjudgmental and compassionate listening. They provide a 24/7 Helpline, peer support for people who are grieving a loss to suicide, and suicide prevention workshops. (https://samaritanshope.org/)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: National Helpline: 800-662-HELP (4357)
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.
National Alliance on Mental Illness: 800-950-NAMI
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.
Including NAMI Air – a safe, anonymous app to share and air your experiences.
International Suicide Hotline Directory by Suicide.org
Suicide.org is 501c3 nonprofit organization which was conceived and founded by Kevin Caruso in 2004. They currently assist more than 3,000,000 people throughout the world each year. Their mission is to prevent suicides, support suicide survivors, and educate the public about suicide.
Suicide.org conducts extensive work online and offline to further its mission of suicide prevention, awareness, and support.
Black Mental Health Alliance
BMHA's mission is to develop, promote and sponsor trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and their communities.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
ACRS promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities – including immigrants, refugees, and American-born – by developing, providing and advocating for innovative, effective and efficient community-based multilingual and multicultural services.
Minority Group Resources Directory by OnlineMSWPrograms.com
OnlineMSWPrograms.com collected resources that have been tailored to the mental health needs of various racial and ethnic groups.
Sexuality + Gender
The It Gets Better Project
The It Gets Better Project's mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
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.
The Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists
The Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists is a community of psychiatrists that educates and advocates on Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender mental health issues.
Medical Related + Disorders
NVISION's Mental Health Guide
"Vision issues can negatively impact both physical well-being and mental health. In turn, many psychiatric conditions and medications can increase the odds of vision-related issues..."
100Plus's Article: 3 Ways to Reduce Stress for a Healthier Heart
"In today’s fast-paced world, we often forget to stop, take a good look around, and ask ourselves how we’ve been feeling. People are so used to living with the symptoms of stress that they often don’t realize they’ve been hurting their overall well-being! ..."
Renew Bariatrics's Guide: Mental Health Disorders and Obesity
"There’s a strong link between mental health disorders and obesity. According to a study, obesity has been linked to increased lifetime diagnosis of major depression, panic disorder or agoraphobia, and bipolar disorder..."
Elemy: Suicidal Thoughts & Autism: Resources & How to Help
"Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that begins early in life, and while it can be treated, it can’t be cured. Many people with autism live long, happy, fulfilling lives. However, teasing, loneliness, societal pressure, and economic distress often come along with autism. Those problems can feel permanent and overwhelming..."
Substances + Addiction
Alcohol Rehab Guide
"When you’re struggling with an alcohol use disorder (AUD), you may feel as though there’s no end in sight, but you don’t have to suffer alone. There are many treatment options available today that will help you recover from alcoholism and get back to living a healthy and fulfilling life..."
Alcoholism Warning Signs
"There are many warning signs of developing or present alcoholism. These signs can be mental, emotional, psychological, or behavioral."
Cell Phone Addiction
Effects Of Alcohol Abuse: (844) 905-4216
"The effects of alcohol abuse are both immediate and long-lasting. Whether you’re drinking for the first time or have been drinking daily for decades, alcohol has a pronounced effect on the body. Not only does excessive alcohol put you at risk of a number of potentially deadly consequences while you are actively intoxicated, but long-term abuse can cause a number of serious medical, financial, and interpersonal hardships..."