“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
This National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, as well as prevention and crisis resources for you and your loved ones.
Phone: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
National Institute of Mental Health
The NIMH’s goal is to transform not only the way we understand mental illnesses but how we treat them. The NIMH has brochures on several different mental illnesses with informational fact sheets.
National Mental Health Information Center
The Mental Health Information Center provides basic information on what mental health is and what to look for with specific mental health illnesses.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Phone: 1.800.662.HELP (4357)
Crisis Text Line
The Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the U.S. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.
Text: “Hello” to 741741
Veteran Crisis Line
This free and confidential resource connects veterans with a trained responder 24 hours a day, seven days a week.