If you’re having suicidal ideations, we recommend contacting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline toll-free at 800-273-8255. Additional crisis and suicide hotlines are available in the category below, Crises and Suicide.
Domestic violence toll-free call: 800-799-7233 (SAFE). Co-quarantined with an abuser? contact @ndvh | National Domestic Violence Hotline: CALL 1−800−799−7233 or TTY 1−800−787−3224 or CHAT at http://thehotline.org
Gender-Based Violence/Domestic Violence coping and support https://www.safehorizon.org/emergency/
NYC Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-621-4673 (HOPE), TTY: 866-604-5350 (if you are hearing impaired), or call 311 and ask for the hotline
Teletherapy – Teletherapy is remote mental health counseling online or over the phone.
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Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective – A collective of advocates, yoga teachers, artists, therapists, lawyers, religious leaders, teachers, psychologists, and activists committed to the emotional/mental health and healing of Black communities.
Breathe2Relax is an app for all mobile devices that teaches breathing exercises to help decrease stress response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool, or can be used alongside clinical care directed by a healthcare worker.
AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the nation’s leading organization bringing together people across communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide, and to help heal the pain it causes. Individuals, families, and communities who have been personally touched by suicide are the moving force behind everything we do. Learn more at: www.afsp.org.
AMERICAN HOLISTIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA) is a free, impartial clearinghouse connecting you to self-help wellness resources. Learn more at: www.ahha.org.
ASSOCIATION OF BLACK PSYCHOLOGISTS
The Association of Black Psychologists sees its mission and destiny as the liberation of the African Mind, empowerment of the African Character, and enlivenment and illumination of the African Spirit. Lean more at: www.abpsi.org.
BORIS LAWRENCE HENSON FOUNDATION
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation’s vision is to eradicate the stigma around mental health issues in the African-American community. They partner with other nonprofit organizations who offer programs that educate, celebrate, and make visible the positive impact of mental health wellness. Learn more at: www.borislhensonfoundation.org.
THE BALANCED MIND FOUNDATION
The Balanced Mind Foundation (formerly the Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation) provides resources for parents raising a child, teen or young adult with, or at risk for, a mood disorder. Learn more at www.thebalancedmind.org.
AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC FOUNDATION
The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the world’s largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing a growing membership of more than 36,000 psychiatrists. Learn more at www.psychiatry.org.
BRING CHANGE 2 MIND
Bring Change 2 Mind is a national anti-stigma campaign founded by Glenn Close, The Balanced Mind Foundation, Fountain House, and Garen & Shari Staglin of the International Mental Health Research Organization (IMHRO), aimed at removing misconceptions about mental illness. Learn more at: bringchange2mind.org.
COLLEGE GUIDE FOR STUDENTS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES
College students with psychiatric disabilities face unique educational challenges. Dedicated mental health counselors and disability coordinators are available on most campuses, and students can typically seek medical attention. Many students, however, do not know how to get help for their problems. To help students get the assistance they need, BestColleges.com has examined instructional strategies, course accommodations, and other campus services designed to serve this population. Learn more.
MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA
Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental and substance use conditions and achieving victory over mental illnesses and addictions through advocacy, education, research and service. Learn more at: www.mentalhealthamerica.net.
NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
National Mental Health Association (NMHA) NMHA is an advocacy, education, and support organization working to address the needs of people with mental health-related needs and mental illnesses. Learn more at www.nmha.org.
START YOUR RECOVERY
StartYourRecovery.org provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges faced by those who misuse alcohol, prescription or illegal drugs, or other substances, and SYR aims to break through the clutter to help people at any stage of recovery. Learn more.
THE STEVE FUND
The Steve Fund is the nation’s only organization focused on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color. The Steve Fund works with colleges and universities, non-profits, researchers, mental health experts, families, and young people to promote programs and strategies that build understanding and assistance for the mental and emotional health of the nation’s young people of color. Learn more at www.stevefund.org.
Theravive is a network of licensed therapists and psychologists committed to helping people receive the best mental health care available. Through building bridges with others, we continually strive to lower mental health stigma. Learn more.