Mental Health Resources
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Description: This is SAMHSA’s behavioral treatment services locator.
Half of Us
Description: Half of Us is a project by mtvU and the Jed Foundation that encourages public dialogue about youth mental health issues and refers high school and college students to resources where they can find help.
Find a Therapist
Description: The Find a Therapist service from Psychology Today helps users find mental health professionals in their area.
American Psychological Association Help Center
Description: The American Psychological Association’s Help Center contains a Find a Psychologist directory and help resources in the areas of work and school, family and relationships, health and emotional wellness, disasters and terrorism, and managed care and health insurance.
Mental Health America
Description: Mental Health America is a community-based network with 240 nationwide affiliates that provide services such as counseling referrals, support and finding housing for the homeless.
National Council for Behavioral Health
Description: The National Council for Behavioral Health is a collective of more than 2,000 member mental health and substance abuse treatment organizations. The National Council is known for creating Mental Health First Aid, a public education initiative consisting of an eight-hour course that provides participants with a crash course in understanding mental illness risk factors, impacts and treatments. It is aimed at increasing early detection and intervention.
Mental Health Project
Description: UCLA’s School Mental Health Project compiled a list of hotlines that are useful for school practitioners.
Description: Sexual assault prevention and awareness organization Safe Horizon provides a hotline for domestic violence victims, sexual assault victims and crime victims to receive 24/7 free crisis counseling and safety planning.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Description: This is a confidential, toll-free, 24-hour suicide prevention hotline. Call 1-800-273-TALK to receive counseling and local referrals.
Teen Health & Wellness
Description: A list of hotlines for teens facing issues ranging from bullying and abuse to drugs and eating disorders.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Description: The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7 counseling and support to victims of domestic violence and abuse at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
Veterans Crisis Line
Description: The Veterans Crisis Line provides confidential help for veterans and their families at 1-800-273-8255.