Free and confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources are available for you or your loved ones through a national network of local crisis centers.
- Call 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for English
- Call 1-888-628-9454 for Spanish
- TTY: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255
- Chat Services
|988 Suicide & Crisis LIfeline||Free and confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources are available for you or your loved ones through a national network of local crisis centers.||suicide prevention, helpline|
|Crisis Text Line||
Crisis Text Line connects counselors to individuals in crisis through text.
||suicide prevention, helpline|
|National Alliance on Mental Health||
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals, and support to people living with mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers, and the public.
||suicide prevention, helpline|
|SAMHSA||Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline offers treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Call (800) 662-HELP (4357)||suicide prevention, helpline|
|#BeThe1To||#BeThe1To is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message about actions we can all take to prevent suicide, promote healing, and give hope. Learn about each step and why the steps are effective.||suicide prevention|
|Seize the Awkward||
Seize the Awkward promotes the awareness that having a conversation about mental health might be uncomfortable, but it can make all the difference.
|The Trevor Project||
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide
prevention services to LGBTQ+ young people under 25.
||suicide prevention, helpline, LGBTQ+|
|Trans Lifeline||Trans Lifeline provides support for transgender people, by transgender people. Call (877) 565-8860||suicide prevention, helpline, LGBTQ+|
|Sage LGBTQ+ Elder Hotline||Sage Hotline provides 24/7 peer support and local resources for older adults in English and Spanish. There are 180 language translation available. Call (877) 360-LGBT (5428)||suicide prevention, helpline, elder, LGBTQ+|
|Disaster Distress Helpline||The Disaster Distress Helpline is open to everyone, 24/7, including survivors of disasters; loved ones of victims; first responders; rescue, recovery, and relief workers; clergy; and parents and caregivers. You may call for yourself or on behalf of someone else. Call or text (800) 985-5990 (press 2 for Spanish)||suicide prevention, helpline, disaster relief|
|National Domestic Violence Hotline||
National Domestic Violence Hotline has advocates are available 24/7 speaking more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential. Click the X button or the Esc key twice to leave the website quickly.
||helpline, domestic violence|
|Grief Share||Grief Share is a world-wide network of support groups for people dealing with the loss of loved one.||grief|
|MoneyGeek||A guide to obtaining insurance for mental health care.||mental health, therapy, insurance|
|Psychology Today||Psychology Today has a database of mental health professional by location, credentials, specialties, and form of payments accepted.||therapists|
|CHILDHELP National Child Abuse Hotline||
The ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential and staffed 24/7 with professional crisis counselors who can use interpreters for 170 languages.
||helpline, child, teen|
|National Sexual Assault Hotline||
The National Sexual Assault Hotline offers 24/7 access to trained staff members who can provide confidential crisis support.
||helpline, sexual assault|
|LOVE IS RESPECT||
Love is Respect is a national resource providing 24/7 information, support, and advocacy for people 13- to 26-years-old who have questions or concerns about romantic relationships.
||helpline, sexual assault, domestic violence, teen|
|Strong Hearts Native Helpline||
Strong Hearts Native Helpline provides 24/7 dating and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans and Alaska Natives.
||helpline, sexual assault, domestic violence, Native American/Alaska Native|
|National Eating Disorders Association||
The National Eating Disorders Association provides a hotline with trained volunteers who provide support, resources, and treatment options for those struggling with an eating disorder.
||helpline, eating disorder|
The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families Monday – Friday 9am - 8pm ET.
|Veteran's Crisis Line||
Veteran’s Crisis Line provides a confidential 24/7 support for all veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve, family, and friends.
|National Hispanic Family Health Helpline||
The National Hispanic Family Helpline provides free and confidential health information, including mental health, in Spanish and English.
The Teen Line connects teens to professionally trained teen counselors who provide support, resources, and hope.
IM ALIVE provides free confidential instant messaging with a trained volunteer for people in crisis.
||suicide prevention, helpline|
|Black Mental Health Alliance||Black Mental Health Alliance offers referrals to Black community members seeking mental health services. The organization also provides workshops and forums covering a range of topics and subjects.||education, coping techniques, helpline, Black/African American|
|Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)||BEAM helps Black people access emotional health care through education, training, advocacy, and creative arts.||education, coping techniques, Black/African American|
|Therapy for Black Girls||Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. On the website, you can search for therapists in your area.||education, coping techniques, Black/African American, child, locate therapists|
|The Loveland Foundation||The Loveland Foundation helps Black women and girls access therapy. To apply for financial assistance for therapy, fill out their Therapy Fund signup form.||education, Black/African American, child, financial assistance|
|Melanin and Mental Health||Melanin and Mental Health connects Black and Latinx/Hispanic individuals with culturally competent mental health professionals. They regularly host events and provide free resources as well.||education, coping techniques, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx|
|Latinx Therapy||Latinx Therapy offers a bilingual podcast and a national directory to locate a Latinx therapist, 98% who are Spanish speakers. They also provide workshops and resources for the Latinx community.||education, coping techniques, Hispanic/Latinx, locate therapists|
|National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)||NQTTCN is committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color. On their website, you can find a directory that helps queer and trans people of color (QTPoC) connect with QTPoC mental health professionals.||education, coping techniques, LGBTQ+, Black/African American|
|Asian Mental Health Project||The Asian Mental Health Project educates and empowers Asian communities in seeking mental healthcare. Their website offers free resources, and they are hoping to provide live events and community engagement opportunities in the future.||education, coping techniques, Asian|
|WERNATIVE||WERNATIVE is a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth. On the section titled “my mind” you can find mental health resources.||education, Native American/Alaska Native|
|Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Online Support Group||ADAA’s anonymous peer-to-peer online anxiety and depression support group is a friendly, safe, and supportive place for individuals and their families to share information and experiences.||education, helpline|
|HFA Learning Central Mental Health & Wellbeing Course||
Register, log in and visit the “Health and Wellness Center”
HFA provides information on mental health basics, where to get help, and provides stories from bleeding disorder community members about their experiences and coping strategies for a variety of mental wellness issues including anxiety, pain, addiction, grief, depression, suicide, relationships, and more.
|education, coping techniques|
|Hemaware Magazine: Putting the Spotlight on Mental Health||Hemaware discusses benefits of HTCs, stress, and the bleeding disorder community, getting help, and access. If you or someone you love is struggling with mental health issues, you’re not alone. Help is available both in the bleeding disorders community and beyond.||education|
|CDC: Coping with Stress||CDC provides coping strategies for stress.||education, coping techniques|
|Global Healthy Living Foundation: Free COVID-19 Support Program for Chronic Disease Patients and Their Families||The Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF) has developed a FREE program for patients and their families to access updated information, community support, and other resources tailored specifically to your health and safety.||education, coping techniques|
|Mental Health America||Mental Health America provides resources and articles about living mentally healthy, recovery and support, and tools for mental wellness.||education, coping techniques|
|Mental Health First Aid||MentalHealth.gov explores basics about mental health, warning signs, what to look for, and how to get help.||education, coping techniques|
|To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA)||To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and to invest directly into treatment and recovery.||education, coping techniques, suicide prevention|
|MentalHealth.gov||MentalHealth.gov explores basics about mental health, warning signs, what to look for, and how to get help.||education, coping techniques|
|Psychology Today||Psychology Today has a database of therapy providers based on your city or ZIP code.||mental health, finding help|
Helpful Tips When Searching for A Mental Health Professional
- Consult your insurance provider directory
- Get a referral from a medical professional such as your Hemophilia Treatment Center or general practitioner
- Look for a mental health professional at your university, church/community, or human resource department of your job
- Search for mental health care in organizations which specialize in the area of your concern. Many times, professionals will become a member of an organization dedicated to a common mental health condition and contain a registry.
Types of Mental Health Professionals
- Substance Abuse (LCDC)
- Marriage & Family therapist (LMFT)
- Social Worker (LSW)
- Professional Counselor (LPC)
- Psychologist (PHD)
- Pyschiatrist (MD)