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Mental Health Resources

  • Anxiety/Stress
    • Asian Mental Health Collective
      • Asian Mental Health Collective is a website dedicated to providing information, resources, and personal stories to the AAPI community.
      • http://bit.ly/AMHC_r
    • Black Emotional and Mental Health
      • Provides a toolkit with journaling prompts and worksheets for: self de-escalation, self care, and coping strategies for Black and marginalized communities. Also provides resources for finding a therapist or a mobile crisis team.
      • https://bit.ly/beam_res
    • Goal Breakdown
      • Goal Breakdown is a PDF that teaches you how to break large goals down into smaller, manageable tasks
      • https://bit.ly/GOAL_res
    • Grounding: Create Personal Calm
      • This grounding worksheet teaches you grounding techniques to calm yourself down during a heated moment
      • http://bit.ly/GW_ref
    • Looking After Yourself
      • Looking After Yourself is a website with workbooks to improve mental health with topics like: assertiveness, sleep, procrastination, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, self-compassion, body dysmorphia, perfectionism, and more.
      • https://bit.ly/CCI_res
    • My Study Life
      • My Study Life is an app that helps you manage your time and get organized through a free planner
      • http://bit.ly/MSL_ref
    • We R Native
      • We R Native is a website that offers resources to Native youth (14-24) for culture, relationships, spirituality, activism, health, and more
      • https://bit.ly/WRN_res
    • Woebot
      • Woebot is an app that provides support for depression or anxiety via daily check-ins and lessons to help you change thought patterns
      • http://bit.ly/WB_ref
  • Depression/Sadness
    • Antidepressant Skills Workbook
      • The Antidepressant skills workbook offers a self guide for managing depression through self-care and coping skills
      • https://bit.ly/DWD_ref
    • Be Strong
      • Be Strong is a website and app that can support you through bullying, depression, thoughts of suicide, and other challenges
      • http://bit.ly/strong_ref
    • Half of Us
      • Half of Us is a website that educates you on struggles that young people face and connects you with resources to decrease stigma
      • https://bit.ly/HOU_ref
    • Heads Up Guys
      • Heads Up Guys offers information and resources for men with depression and their loved ones who want to support them
      • bit.ly/HUG_res
    • National Alliance on Mental Illness
      • NAMI is a website that provides education, info, local support, and advocacy for mental illness
      • https://bit.ly/NAMI_ref
    • Therapy for Latinx
      • Therapy for Latinx provides a directory for Latinx folks to find culturally-attuned and inclusive therapists
      • https://bit.ly/THY4LX_res
  • Eating/Body Image
    • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders
      • The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders is a website that provides support and education on eating disorders
      • https://bit.ly/ANAD_ref
    • National Eating Disorder Association
      • The National Eating Disorder Association is a website that advocates for people with eating disorders and their families as well
      • https://bit.ly/NEDA_ref
    • Recovery Record
      • Recovery Record is an app that support recovery for eating disorders by self-monitoring, goals, coping tactics, meal planning, and connection
      • https://bit.ly/RR_ref
    • The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
      • The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors helps people overcome and heal from body-focused repetitive behaviors
      • http://bit.ly/TLCF_r
  • Gender/Sexual Identity
    • Asexual Visibility and Education Network
      • Asexual Visibility and Education Network is a forum that provides education, respurces, and community to those on the asexual spectrum
      • bit.ly/AVEN_ref
    • Free Mom Hugs
      • Free Mom Hugs is a website that assists LGBTQ+ people and their familes with name changes, emergency assistance, and same sex marriage support
      • https://bit.ly/HUG_ref
    • PFLAG
      • PFLAG is a website that offers the LGBTQ community and their loved ones information, resources, advocacy, education, and peer support
      • https://bit.ly/PFLAG_ref
    • Point of Pride
      • Point of Pride is a website that financially assists with transgender surgery and electrolysis, chest binders, trans shape-wear, and more
      • bit.ly/POP_ref
    • Sex Etc.
      • Sex, Etc. has comprehensive sex ed information for teens, including state by state info on teens’ rights
      • https://bit.ly/SE_ctlr
    • Trevor Project
      • Provides crisis intervention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth, including a 24/7 hotline and text line
      • https://bit.ly/TP_ref
    • Two Spirit and LGBTQ Health
      • Two Spirit and LGBTQ Health is a website with support for the American/Alaskan Native community on mental health care, legal rights, and more
      • https://bit.ly/spirit_res
  • General
    • Crisis Text Line
      • Crisis Text Line’s FAQ page answers common questions about our free, 24/7, text-based crisis counseling service
      • https://bit.ly/CTLfaq_ref or text 741741
    • MHA: Find Help for Someone Else
      • Mental Health America is website that offers information and resources to support and find help for a friend or loved one
      • https://bit.ly/MHA3res
    • NAMI: Getting Treatment During A Crisis
      • NAMI is a website that educates you on how different crisis response services work to help you decide which option is best for you
      • http://bit.ly/NAMIcrisis_ref
  • Relationships
    • How to Create Healthy Boundaries
      • How to Create Healthy Boundaries is a PDF that teaches you about setting boundaries in different types of relationships
      • bit.ly/CHB_ref
    • How to Help Someone in an Abusive Relationship
      • How to Help Someone in an Abusive Relationship is a PDF that teaches you how to support someone in an abusive relationship
      • https://bit.ly/FFG_res
    • Love Is Respect
      • Love is Respect is a website that offers support and resources to help prevent and end abusive relationships
      • https://bit.ly/LIR_ref
    • Surviving A Relationship Break-Up
  • Self-Harm
    • Calm Harm
      • Calm Harm is an app that offers timed activities to help resist and manage self-harm urges as well as track progress
      • https://bit.ly/CHA_reff
    • Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery
      • Cornell Research Program provides a PDF that lists alternatives to self-harm and distraction techniques for dealing with self-injury
      • https://bit.ly/cornell_ref
    • Help Guide on Cutting and Self-Harm
      • The HelpGuide on Cutting and Self-Harm provides information on identifying triggers, finding coping techniques, or supporting a loved one
      • https://bit.ly/HGharm_ref
    • The Butterfly Project
      • The Butterfly Project is an interactive activity to help support you in avoiding self-injury
      • https://bit.ly/TBP_res
    • To Write Love on Her Arms
      • To Write Love on Her Arms is a website that offers support for depression, addiction, self-injury, and thoughts of suicide
      • https://bit.ly/TWLOHA_ref
  • Substance Use
    • In the Rooms
      • In the Rooms is a website that provides help with substance abuse support through chat, hotlines, and forums
      • http://bit.ly/ITR_ref
    • Just Think Twice
      • Just Think Twice is a website that teaches you about different drugs, common myths, advice, and stories from other teens about drugs
      • http://bit.ly/JT2_ref
    • Never Use Alone
      • Never Use Alone is a hotline for those who are using drugs alone and want to avoid an overdose
      • http://bit.ly/NUA_r
    • SMART Recovery
      • SMART Recovery is a website that offers support for your recovery from addiction through an empowering self-help program
      • https://bit.ly/SR_ref
  • Suicide
    • Brown Stanley Safety Plan Template
      • Brown Stanley Safety Plan Template guides you through safety planning to support you through thoughts of suicide
      • https://bit.ly/BSSPT_ref
    • Know the Signs
      • Know the Signs is a website that helps you recognize the signs of suicidal ideation and offers phrases to talk to someone about suicide
      • http://bit.ly/KTS_ref
    • Military Help Line
      • Military Help Line is a website that offers crisis intervention and suicide prevention for military issues
      • https://bit.ly/MHL_ref
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
      • NSPL is a hotline that provides anonymous, 24/7 support for people in distress or thinking of suicide
      • https://bit.ly/NSPL_ref or 1-800-273-8255
    • Now Matters Now
      • Now Matters Now is a website offers support for coping with thoughts of suicide through teaching DBT skills, videos, and personal stories
      • http://bit.ly/NMN_ref
    • Objective Zero
      • Objective Zero is an app that connects veterans, service members, and families to peer support via talk or text, and wellness resources
      • http://bit.ly/O0_ref
    • SAVE
      • SAVE is a website that provides support groups for suicide loss survivors and resources to help yourself and others
      • http://bit.ly/SAVE_ref
    • Suicide Loss Survivors – Suicidology
      • Suicide Loss Survivors is a website that provides resources for suicide attempt survivors as well as those looking to help a survivor of suicide
      • https://bit.ly/SLS_ref
    • Web Poison Control
      • Web Poison Control is a website, hotline, and triage tool that guides you when faced with a poison emergency
      • bit.ly/OPC_ref or 1-800-222-1222