“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation about illnesses that affect not only individuals, but their families as well.”
― Glenn Close
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis Text Line
text "BRAVE" to 741-741
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Hopeline Network
American Association of Poison Control
Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line
National Crisis Line, Anorexia and Bulimia
The Trans Lifeline
7 Cups offers online support groups, chat rooms, and forums for members to share their feelings, experiences and gain peer support.
Great for: Friends and family supporting someone, online/virtual support, a place to start
Active Minds is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults
Great for: Advocates, schools, businesses, online support, mental health information, self-care resources
ADAA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.
Great for: Support resources, education, online community
The Art Therapy Nest is a compassionate community space for healing and creativity. Offering virtual and interactive groups and workshops, at a low sliding-scale rate, allowing nurturing support to be accessible to all.
Great for: Art therapy, virtual support, low-cost options
Lifeline Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat.
Great for: Online support, starting your journey, anonymous
Their mission is to promote the use of art therapy and creative expression to develop fresh perspectives and practice new patterns that lead to personal and professional wellness and growth.
Great for: Virtual resources, art therapy, online support
NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
Great for: A place to start (including screening tool), eating disorder education, community and advocacy, online chat
This service features counselors who not only specialize in helping people who are LGBTQ+, they also have experience with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and relationships.
Great for: Online licensed therapy, affordable options
NMW (No Matter What) is an organization based in Los Angeles, CA but also has some great information and resources for those of us who do not reside in or near L.A.
Great for: De-stigmatizing mental illness, addiction education
Q Chat Space allows LGBTQ+ teens (13-19) to participate in online support groups that are professionally facilitated. All members are verified and the facilitators guide conversations and enforce group rules to ensure safety.
Great for: Teens, additional resources, safe peer support
Offering comprehensive online mental health treatment options including video call and messaging. Online mental health self-evaluation.
Great for: Starting your journey, online support, teens