National Alliance on Mental Illness has a toll-free help line (800-950-NAMI) and text line (Text NAMI to 741741) that provides free referral, information and support for those affected by mental illness. NAMI offers education programs across the country to hundreds of thousands of people. It fights stigma and encourages understanding with public awareness events and activities.
Visit www.NAMI.org for more information
Psychology Today offers a national directory of therapists, psychiatrists, therapy groups and treatment facility options on their website.
SAMHSA treatment locator (www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov) provides referrals to low cost/sliding scale mental health care, substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment. Phone: 800-662-4357
Operation Reach Out
A smartphone app designed to encourage people to reach out for help when they are having suicidal thoughts, help those who are concerned about family members, spouses, or fellow service members who may be suicidal, provide a personal contact help center, and provide activities to help people who are depressed stay connected to others.
Self-help app for anxiety
Way to monitor thoughts and behavior
Online anonymous community
LGBT National Help Center
Includes specified hotlines and chat rooms
Instant messaging for people in crisis- similar to suicide hotline
For people who aren’t willing or able to make phone calls