Free Resources

Immediate Crisis Support:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text "HELLO" to 741741
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
  • SAMHSA National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP(4357)

Mental Health Information and Support:

  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Comprehensive mental health information. Website
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Resources, support groups, and advocacy. Website
  • American Psychological Association (APA): Mental health topics and "Find a Psychologist" tool. Website

Educational Resources:

  • Psychology Today: Articles, blogs, and therapist directory. Website
  • Verywell Mind: Resources and information on mental health topics. Website
  • HelpGuide: Educational articles and resources on mental health and wellness. Website

Meditation and Mindfulness:

  • Headspace: Guided meditations and mindfulness exercises. Website
  • Insight Timer: Collection of free guided meditations and mindfulness practices. Website

Mental Health Apps:

  • Calm: Meditation, sleep, and relaxation app. Website
  • Sanvello: Mental health app for stress, anxiety, and depression. Website
  • MoodTools: App for depression management and self-help activities. Website

Heartfelt Hotlines:

  • Kids' Pep Talk Hotline: Phone number for children to hear recorded messages of encouragement. Source

Specialized Hotlines:

  • TrevorLifeline: Crisis support for LGBTQ+ youth. Phone: 1-866-488-7386. Website
  • Trans Lifeline: Support helpline for transgender individuals. US: 1-877-565-8860, Canada: 1-877-330-6366. Website
  • Veterans Crisis Line: Support for veterans and their families. Phone: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1). Website
  • NEDA Helpline: Support for eating disorders. Phone: 1-800-931-2237. Website
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: Support for survivors of sexual assault. Phone: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). Website