The resources provided below are meant to provide you with support during those times when you feel alone and need support, information, or guidance.
***IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER OF SELF-HARMING OR COMMITTING SUICIDE, PLEASE DIAL 911***
– Text “WELL” to 65173
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
- Teen Line:
- Chat Now by clicking link 24/7
- Crisis Text Line: Text UROK to 741741
- National Domestic Abuse Hotline:
- International Suicide Hotlines
- Refugee Hotline
- National Runaway Safeline: 1-800-RUNAWAY
Project UR OK
Project UROK is an inclusive community with expert mental health resources for teens and young adults who are committed to ending the stigma and isolation of struggling with mental illness… They offer a safe space for young people to share powerful personal stories, find the help and support they need most, and hear the empowering message: You are not alone. You are okay.
Drug Rehab- Teen Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Drug Rehab provides information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions. Their mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery.
Alcohol Rehab Guide
A directory where you can browse resources and get connected to treatment that is right for you.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Call the NAMI Helpline 800-950-NAMI
M-F, 10 AM – 6 PM ET
NAMI – Diverse Communities
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. They offer individuals and families resources on mental health awareness, education, and recovery.
The ReachOut forums are a safe space for you to talk about whatever’s on your mind. ReachOut is not a counseling or crisis service. The forums are for 13-24 year olds. All posts are pre-moderated, so there’s a little delay before they show up.
TeenCentral.Net is a prevention and intervention resource for teens and is dedicated to improving the lives of all youth by providing emotional support and appropriate references in a safe web environment where identity is protected and anonymity is respected.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
Active Minds is the leading nonprofit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking. We are changing the culture on campuses and in the community by providing information, leadership opportunities and advocacy training to the next generation.
The Steve Fund Knowledge Center is a resource for expert information about the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. It contains videos of presentations, panels and interviews with experts, white papers, webinars and more
Youth.gov is the U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. Included are youth facts, funding information, and tools to help you assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related news.
- NIDA for Teens (Drug Abuse Help):
- Center for Substance Abuse Treatment – National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Service
- Alcoholics Anonymous World Services
- Narcotics Anonymous
- DrugRehab.com by Advanced Recovery Systems
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DISCLAIMER: The information provided throughout the site including the digital content delivered via email, the blog, and the podcast, are resources for educational and informational purposes only and should not take the place of engaging in a professional relationship with a licensed mental health practitioner