EUNOE YOU MATTER
There is always help when you ask for it
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
This hotline is 24/7, free, and confidential. It has operators in over 160 crisis centers throughout the United States. The operators and leaders follow the best practices in risk assessment. There are also options for Spanish speakers and people who are hard of hearing.
provides information on bipolar disorder and depression, offers in-person and online support groups and forums (800-826-3632)
The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386
The Trevor Project provides support to all in crisis, with a focus on the LGBTQ youth between the ages of 13 and 24. The Trevor Lifeline is available 24/7, and support by text and chat are available online, as well.
This is an offshoot of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Chat specialists assess suicide risk and help the visitor cope, come up with a safety plan, and figure out the next step. The chat specialists are trained in crisis and suicide intervention.
Crisis Text Line: Text 741-741
CTL offers free text support 24/7 for anyone in the United States. The crisis counselors take the texters from a “hot moment to a cool calm.” The crisis counselors undergo extensive training, and they are all supervised by staff with Masters’ or PhD’s in psychology or social work.
SAMHSA provides a national directory of low-cost mental health care and substance abuse treatment facilities.
The ISTSS provides a search tool to find clinicians in your local area.
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. They provide information on prevention, treatment and symptoms of anxiety, depression and related conditions
DBSA offers peer-based, wellness-oriented support and empowering services and resources available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them—online 24/7.
The AFSP is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide referrals to nation-wide support groups and mental health professionals, resources on loss, and suicide prevention information (888-333-2377)
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization. NAMI works to educate, advocate, listen and lead to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their loved ones.
Mental Health Resources (MHR) is a progressive, nonprofit organization that offers community-based mental health and substance use disorder services to adults recovering from serious mental illness.
Provides non-attorney representation when applying for SSDI (800-279-4357)
Provides information on state and local assistance programs, charity organizations and resources that provide help paying bills, mortgage assistance, debt relief and more.
Provides information on available patient assistance programs (800-503-6897)
Medicaid provides health coverage to low-income people and is one of the largest payers for health care in the United States.
PPA is a free service that helps match patients with assistance programs that they may be eligible for to get discounted treatment. It also has a database of free and low cost clinics so patients can find one in their area.
The LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. Use their website to find programs in individual states. Scroll to the bottom of their website to find locate legal aid near you
Provides a directory of state and local bar associations to help find legal representation.
Many law schools and non-profit organizations have legal aid clinics that provide free or low cost legal assistance. Check the link for a full directory of aid clinics.
Locate free legal aid programs in your community. Find information about your legal rights by topic, such as housing, divorce, child support, and debt collection.
FACTS & STATISTICS
Anxiety and Depression Association of America:
Facts & Statistics
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention: Anxiety Overview
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention: Depression Overview
It is a sponsored by Mental Health America as part of the Campaign for America’s Mental Health. The mission of this website is to educate people about clinical depression, offer a confidential way for people to get screened for symptoms of depression and guide people toward appropriate professional help if necessary.
This depression scale has been used since the 1970’s and is still very widely used. The scale measures depression symptoms including sadness, loss of appetite, and suicidal ideation. It helps to assess whether or not someone is having a depressive episode
Depression Test Psychology Today is a website and magazine that examines all things psychology with contributors who are specialized writers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and researchers. It also houses a big directory of mental health professionals and treatment facilities.
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