National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
Options For Deaf + Hard of Hearing: 1-800-799-4889
Crisis Text Line: text 'Home' to 741741
Hopeline: Call or text 919-231-4525 or 1-877-235-4525
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE(7233), Deaf/hard of hearing 1-855-812-1011 (VP), 1-800-787-3224(TTY).
Trans Lifeline: U.S. (877) 565-8860 or Canada (877) 330-6366
Trevor Lifeline: 866-488-7386 (specializes in LGBTQ youth)
TXT 4 HELP (texting crisis support for teens): Text the word “safe” and your current location (address, city, state) to 4HELP (44357).
National Grad Crisis Line: 1.877.GRAD.HLP / 1.877.472.3457 (specific for graduate students)
Georgia Crisis & Access Line: 1-800-715-4225 (Georgia specific)
Veterans Crisis Line: call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 or send a text message to 838255
San Francisco Night Ministry: call 415-441-0123 from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. (local to San Fransisco)
Asian American LifeNet Hotline: Call 1-877-990-8585 24/7 (Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Fujianese are offered)
Boys Town Hotline: 800-448-3000 (also has an option for hearing and speech impaired callers at 1-800-448-1833)
Lists of international Crisis Lines are compiled by the following:
A list of local resources suggested by To Write Love On Her Arms is available here.
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration) maintains a directory of local behavioral health services here.
A list of low cost mental health resources is being compiled on LowCostHelp.com.
Local counselors, psychiatrists, and treatment centers can be searched for on Psychology Today.
Local counselors, psychiatrists, and treatment centers can be search for on TherapyDen.
Low cost therapists can be found on Open Path Psychotherapy Collective.
The ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America) has a searchable directory here.
The ADAA’s directory for Telemental Health providers.
The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies has a searchable directory for CBT therapists.
The National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse keeps a directory of consumer-driven services for finding local peer-support resources.
A directory specific to black women can be found at Therapy for Black Girls.
A directory of ‘culturally competent clinicians committed to serving the mental health needs of Black & Latinx/Hispanic communities’ can be found at Melanin & Mental Health.
Addiction Helper (UK specific)
ADDitude (website dedicated to ADD/ADHD resources & info)
Child Trends’s page on Suicidal Teens
College Degree Search’s page Crisis On Campus: The Untold Story of Student Suicides
CollegeStats.org’s Mental Health Guide for College Students
Crisis Text Line (Text 'Start' to 741-741)
Grad Resources (for graduate students in the U.S.)
The Mighty (stories by those with chronic illness, mental illness, and more.)
NAMI Helpline (Answers questions about mental health issues)
Includes a page with statistics on various topics
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1.800.273.8255 / 1.800.273.TALK)
Sidran Institute (trauma & dissociation)
You Matter (a safe space for youth to discuss and share stories about mental health and wellness, created and administered by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.)
Search books & podcasts by topic:
the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)’s YouTube channel
Recent Advances in Anxiety - Children/Adolescents from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Dr. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore’s TED talk: The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain
Friends/Other Websites I Find Helpful:
Steve Austin - I Am Steven Austin
Aaron J. Smith - Cultural Savage
Sarah Simmons - Beautiful Between
Brittney Moses - A Journey of Faith & Mental Wellness
Brittney also offers the Faith & Mental Wellness App, check it out!
Kristen Kansiewicz - Church Therapy
Dr. David Susman - The Mental Health & Wellness Blog
Dr. Stacey Freedenthal - Speaking of Suicide
Aundi Kolber - Bravely Imperfect
Dr. Holly Oxhandler's website
Sharon Martin - Live Well with Sharon Martin
Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas - Dr. Sally Speaks
Have a website, book, or local resource (or something else) you'd like to see on the Resources page?