mental health

Your Mental Health: Resources For Finding the Help You Need

A list of resources with information and support for a range of mental health issues

The following governmental agencies, nonprofit organizations and professional associations provide information, education, advice and treatment options for mental health conditions like depression, anxiety and addiction. Some of these resources also offer search tools to find mental health professionals and support in your area.

National Organization and Governmental Agencies

National Institute of Mental Health

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)

https://www.samhsa.gov/

SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

NAMI

https://www.nami.org/

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Health site offers education on mental health issues, treatments, how to recognize the warning signs and more.

The Mental Health Hub

www.TheMentalHealthhub.org

The Mental Health Hub (TMHH) was created to serve as a companion to anyone beginning their mental health journey.

Resources to Find a Mental Health Professional

FindTreatment.gov

https://findtreatment.gov/

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) collects information on thousands of state-licensed providers who specialize in treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness.

ADAA Anxiety and Depression Association of America 

https://adaa.org/

ADAA works to prevent, treat, and cure anxiety disorders and depression.

The American Psychiatry Association 

https://www.psychiatry.org/

The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders.

NAMI

https://www.nami.org/help

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Health site offers education on mental health issues, treatments, how to recognize the warning signs and more.

Depression & Anxiety

ADAA Anxiety & Depression Association of America

https://adaa.org/

ADAA is a mental health professional organization focusing on anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders. Their site has tips on managing illness, educational resources and a search function for finding professional help.

Half of us

http://www.halfofus.com/

Half of US is a site run by the JED Foundation and MTV, with facts on mental health for young people and college students plus you’re find advice on how to talk to a friend about mental health.

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

This Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Hope for the Day

www.HFTD.org

Hope for the Day (HFTD) is a non-profit movement empowering the conversation on proactive suicide prevention and mental health education.

JED Foundation

https://www.jedfoundation.org/

The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation's teens and young adults

Trevor Project

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to  the LGBTQ community for young people under 25.

Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255

https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) 

1-800-931-2237

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

NAMI

1-800-950-NAMI

https://www.nami.org/help