Professional Resources


You don't need to suffer in silence. There are plenty of organizations with trained mental health professionals who are here to help. If you are in danger of harming yourself or have an emergency, please call 911 immediately. To find out more about mental health and treatment, visiting one of these websites below is a great place to start. Your path to healing is in your control.


Crisis Support

Suicide Prevention Line

Free and confidential support for people in distress, and prevention and crisis resources. (24/7)

Phone: (800) 273-8255

Website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Teen Line

Support for teenagers.

Phone: (310) 855-4673

Website: https://teenlineonline.org

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741.

Website: https://www.crisistextline.org

RAINN

Rape and battery hotline. (24/7)

Phone: (800) 656-4673

Website: https://www.rainn.org

Trevor Line

Crisis line for LGBT youth.

Phone: (866) 488-7386

Website: https://www.thetrevorproject.org

National Eating Disorder Association

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM PST

Phone: (800) 931-2237

Website: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotline

Phone: (877) 882-9275

Website: https://www.drug-rehabs.org

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

Offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to emergency, social service, and support resources. (24/7)

Phone: (800) 422-4453

Website: https://www.childhelp.org

Lifeline for Vets

For veterans and families experiencing a crisis, or have a critical need for help.

Phone: (888) 777-4443

Website: https://nvf.org

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

Provides crisis intervention, safety planning, and information on domestic violence. (24/7)

Phone: (800) 799-7233

Website: http://www.thehotline.org


Information

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Educational information and resources.

Phone: (800) 950-6264

Website: https://www.nami.org

SAMHSA Treatment Locator

Provides referrals to low cost/sliding scale mental health care, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis treatment.

Phone: (800) 662-4357

Website: https://www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

Provides information on prevention, treatment and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and related conditions.

Phone: (240) 485-1001

Website: https://adaa.org

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Provides information and referrals on ADHD, including local support groups.

Phone: (800) 233-4050

Website: http://www.chadd.org

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Provides information on bipolar disorder and depression, offers in-person and online support groups and forums.

Phone: (800) 826-3632

Website: http://www.dbsalliance.org

International OCD Foundation

Provides information on OCD and treatment referrals.

Phone: (617) 973-5801

Website: https://iocdf.org

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA)

Maintains the Schizophrenia Anonymous programs, which are self-help groups and are now available as toll free teleconferences.

Phone: (240) 423-9432

Website: https://sardaa.org

Sidran Institute

Helps people understand, manage, and treat trauma and dissociation; maintains a helpline for information and referrals.

Phone: (410) 825-8888

Website: https://www.sidran.org

Treatment and Research Advancements for Borderline Personality Disorder (TARA)

Offers a referral center for information, support, education and treatment options for BPD.

Phone: (888) 482-7227

Website: http://www.tara4bpd.org

National Disability Rights Network (State Protection and Advocacy Agencies)

Protects the civil rights of individuals with disabilities, particularly in hospitals and state prison systems. Click on the map on the right-hand side of their website to locate the agency near you.

Phone: (202) 408-9514

Website: http://www.ndrn.org

Homeless Shelter Directory

Provides a national directory of homeless shelters, assistance programs, soup kitchens, and more.

Website: https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org

Job Accommodation Network

Provides resources and guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Their website includes a directory of state vocational rehabilitation offices.

Phone: (800) 526-7234

Website: https://askjan.org

Befrienders Worldwide

International support.

Website: https://www.befrienders.org/