Self-care isn’t selfish.
Start or continue your journey of expecting better, doing better, and believing better with the following list of mental health resources; all icons/logos are interactive.
*Please be aware that the following corporations/entities have not endorsed, sponsored, or agreed to any form of direct partnership. All of the resources listed are the result of my own research and desire to share information that can contribute to increased individual well-being.*
988 SUICIDE & CRISIS LIFELINE
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
CRISIS TEXT LINE
Free 24/7 Support at your fingertips.
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor
Canada (877) 330-6366
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people.
Mental health meets online convenience
Meet with a telehealth prescriber or therapist who can diagnose and treat anxiety, depression, insomnia & ADHD with or without medication online. Your care team talks you through your treatment and offers psychological support with regular video or phone visits and unlimited messaging. If prescribed, your medication is discreetly packaged and delivered to your door each month.
FIRST STATE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Helping You Build Inner Resilience.
We know that initiating counseling services for you or your child can be very challenging. However, please know that you are making a positive step towards a healthy change in your life. During the counseling process, together we will identify your strengths and use those strengths to help propel you in making the necessary changes you would like to make in your life. If you want to obtain support in dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, abuse, anger management, trauma, parenting assistance, divorce, or substance abuse, we are here to help you navigate this process.
MINDS EMPOWERED COUNSELING
Live Your Dreams Without Limitations
Minds Empowered Counseling Services was birthed from the passion to assist individuals with developing the life they deserve while addressing the pain and hurt of the past. We pride ourselves on being the light at the end of the tunnel for those who have felt trapped within their anxiety, depression, and trauma. We also welcome being the support at the beginning of your journey to self. Being empowered in this journey is brave and we are honored in that space. We are motivated to build our practice as a lighthouse to those living in darkness.
THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR TRANSGENDER EQUALITY
The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE
You're not alone. Confidential help is available for free.
NABH advocates for behavioral healthcare and represents provider systems that are committed to the delivery of responsive, accountable, and clinically effective prevention, treatment and care for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with mental and substance use disorders.
LGBTQ PSYCHOTHERAPISTS OF COLOR (QTOC)
Find an LGBTQ Of Color Psychotherapist
Sand Chang, Ph.D., Darlene A. Hall, Ph.D., and Shawna Sodersten, MFT founded LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color (QTOC) in September, 2009. QTOC is a San Francisco/Bay Area grassroots, volunteer-led group providing support, networking, leadership development, and community building opportunities for LGBTQs of Color in Psychology, Social Work, and Counseling. Our members are students through professionals (licensed and unlicensed). We work in a variety of settings, including schools, nonprofit and community-based organizations, government, academia, hospitals and clinics, private practice, and consulting.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION
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.
BLACK VIRTUAL WELLNESS DIRECTORY
Find a Virtual Black therapist, doula, yoga teacher, mediator and much more. Start here.
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CENTRE FOR INTERACTIVE MENTAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS
Free Online Therapy for Depression
Bliss is an 8 session interactive online therapy program for depression that you complete on your own. The program is based on psychotherapy treatment called cognitive behavioural therapy or CBT for short. CBT has been shown to be effective treatment for depression. The program is designed to teach you techniques that have been shown to be effective at improving your mood and mental health.
NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
Everyone deserves healthy relationships.
Text "START" to 88788
When you're ready, we're here to listen.
Free. Confidential. 24/7.