Have you thought about seeking help, but you're not quite sure where to start?
You are not alone. Research can be exhausting, so we've done the work for you.
Check out national resources available below. When you click on the resource tab, you'll be directed to each organization's page where you can find local resources for the area you live in.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 988 to be connected to a support specialist. There is a Spanish and hard of hearing option as well.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
Depression is often associated with substance abuse and addiction. If you are looking for resources to overcome addiction or substance abuse, SAMHSA is the national online database to find treatment in your area depending on the addiction.
Disaster Distress Helpline
The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.
National Association of School Psychologists- NASP
NASP is the National Database for School Psychologists. If your child is struggling with bullying, depression, trouble focusing in school, or needing guidance at home, please visit this website to find free resources and publications on how to support your youth who might be dealing with death and grief.
National Alliance of Mental Illness
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. This is a great tool for those needing guidance on helping others with mental illness.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
The ADAA helps people find treatment, resources, and wants to improve the quality of life for those with anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.
Talkspace is a counseling and therapy app that connects users with a convenient, affordable and confidential way to deal with anxiety, stress, depression, relationship issues, and chronic illness.
Available for iPhone and Android users.
Finding a therapist in your area can be overwhelming, but with the help of the online magazine, 'Psychology Today,' visitors can find local and national directories, news articles, and an insight on all things mental health.
Faithful Counseling is designed as a solution for people seeking traditional mental health counseling who would prefer hearing from the perspective of a Christian. If you are seeking a mental health professional who is a practicing Christian, Faithful Counseling may be a great option for you.
Postpartum Support International
The purpose of the organization is to increase awareness among public and professional communities about the emotional changes that women experience during pregnancy and postpartum. Approximately 15% of all women will experience postpartum depression following the birth of a child. Up to 10% will experience depression or anxiety during pregnancy. If you are struggling with postpartum, you can find resources here.
Growing Self: Couples Therapy
If you are struggling with your partner or are looking for couples/marriage therapy, Growing Self offers online therapy sessions tailored to your needs. Scheduling a consultation is free, and they have online resources and sessions available at every price point.
Born This Way Foundation
Born This Way Foundation, co-founded and led by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, supports the mental health of young people and works with them to create a kinder and braver world. Through high impact programming, youth led conversations and strategic, cross-sectoral partnerships, they aim to make kindness cool, validate the emotions of young people, and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health.
Walk the Talk America
Walk The Talk America™ funds research and development for outreach and promotion of mental health to reduce the misconceptions and prejudices that exist when it comes to mental illness and firearms. Here, you'll find resources for grief recovery as well as a free mental health screening.
Their mission is to make sure no young person feels alone in their depression. Here you'll find depression resources, a parent's handbook for talking to a child with depression, and events you can be a part of to break the stigmas surrounding depression.
The Trevor Project
Founded in 1998, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Mental Health America
MHA is a national community-based nonprofit dedicated to helping people with mental illness as well as teaching prevention services, providing a free mental health assessment and supporting people in their search for treatment.
Inclusive Therapists offers a safer, simpler way to find a culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapist. They focus on the needs of marginalized populations, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, the LGBTQ+ community, neurodivergent folx, and people with disabilities.
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