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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call/Text to 988

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Text “WORDS” to 741741 Text “WORDS” to 741741

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Screenings and assessments can be helpful in learning more about signs and symptoms and preparing to talk with your care provider.

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Depression Screening

To determine if you are experiencing symptoms of depression.

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Anxiety Screening

To determine if you are experiencing signs and symptoms of common anxiety disorders.

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Additional Tests

A variety of online screening tools to learn more about signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, addiction and more.

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Child Mind Institute

Child Symptom Checker

An informational tool that analyzes your answers about your child to give you a list of psychiatric or learning disorders that are associated with those symptoms.

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Partnership to End Addiction

Teen Substance Use Risk Assessment

To help predict likelihood of teen substance use.

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Substance Use Disorder Screening

To determine if your use of drugs or alcohol suggests a substance use problem.

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*If after taking any of these screenings, you have any concerns about the results, please consult with a health provider.

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Crisis lines

Boys Town Hotline

phone 1-800-448-3000

Crisis, resource and referral number for kids (boys and girls) and parents, staff by trained counselors. Call or text. Available 24/7.

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Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

phone 1-800-4-A-CHILD

Free and confidential hotline for crisis intervention, information and referrals from professional crisis counselors. Available 24/7.

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Crisis Text Line

Text WORDS to 741741 Text WORDS to 741741

Free text-based crisis support provided by a trained counselor. Available 24/7.

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Military and Veteran's Crisis Line

phone 1-800-273-8255, Press 1

Text 838255 Text 838255

Free and confidential crisis support for current or former U.S. military personnel and their families provided by trained responders. Available 24/7.

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

phone 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Free and confidential emotional support for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Available 24/7. Staffed by trained crisis workers.

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List of suicide hotlines in the U.S. by state as well as international hotlines listed by country.

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Help lines


phone 1-800-422-HOPE (4673)

Free and confidential suicide prevention line staff by trained volunteers. Call or chat online. Available 24/7.

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Loveisrespect.org Hotline

phone 1-866-331-9474

Free and confidential resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse. Call, text, or chat online with an advocate. Available 24/7.

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NAMI Helpline

phone 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

Free peer-support service for information, resources and referrals. Available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET.

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National Domestic Violence Hotline

phone 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Text LOVEIS to 22522 Text LOVEIS to 22522

Confidential support, resources and information from trained experts. Available 24/7.

If you are unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.

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National Sexual Assault Hotline

phone 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Free and confidential crisis support via phone and online chat with a trained staff member. Available 24/7.

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Postpartum Support International

phone 1-800-944-4773 (4PPD)

Free phone line for basic information, support and resources on postpartum depression. Available 24/7.

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SAMHSA National Helpline

phone 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Free and confidential resource and referral line for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7.

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The Trevor Project

phone 1-866-488-7386

Free and confidential peer support for the LGBTQ and questioning community ages 25 and younger. Available 1 – 4 p.m. P.T.

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Trans Lifeline

phone 1-877-565-8860

Peer support service run by transgender people, for transgender and questioning callers. Available 24/7.

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Frequently updated list of mental health warmlines by state.

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Check out our mental health interactive video series to learn how to better take care of yourself and support others!

1. Mental Health Matters

By making your mental wellbeing a priority, you’ll see a positive impact on your life.

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2. Helping Others

Talking openly about mental health and wellness with others can make a big difference.

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When to get expert help

3. When to Get Expert Help

It’s important to know the signs for when someone needs expert help.

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4. Understanding Addiction

Addiction is a health condition that can be treated, so it’s important to speak up if you or someone you know needs support.

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5. Healthy Gaming vs. Gaming Overload

Understand the difference between healthy gaming and gaming overload to support your total health.

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Support for relatives and friends of people with alcohol use disorder.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

A fellowship of people with alcohol use disorder.

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Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Anonymous peer-to-peer online support groups for those affected by anxiety and depression. Free but registration is required.

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Child Mind Institute

Clinical care and educational support for children, families, and educators.

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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Peer-led online support groups to share experiences, discuss coping skills, and offer each other hope. Free but registration required.

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Each Mind Matters

The campaign for California’s ongoing mental health movement with approaches and resources for Californians’ mental health needs.

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Helps connect older adults to activities, events and resources to support social connection.

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Like One Another

Campaign and platform to submit personal stories to help change the conversation around mental health.

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Mental Health America – Resource List

Comprehensive resource list including specialized support groups for many mental health conditions and addiction.

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NAMI Discussion Groups

Support groups and an online forum to share opinions, experiences and thoughts related to mental health. Free but registration is required.

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A place for relatives and friends of people with substance use disorder to find support.

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Narcotics Anonymous

A fellowship of people with substance use disorder who meet regularly to support one another in recovery.

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OK2TALK Online Community

Moderated online community for teens and young adults to talk about experiences, and share stories and messages of hope.

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The Mighty

Open forum to talk about mental health issues and share experiences without judgment.

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The Tribe Wellness Community

Online support groups for various mental health conditions, addictions and diseases. Free but registration is required.

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This is My Brave

Supportive community and creative outlet for people to share their personal stories of living with or loving someone with mental illness and/or substance use disorder.

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Find help for yourself or someone you care about.

Active Minds

Supports mental health awareness and education for students.

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American Suicide Prevention Foundation

Gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy.

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Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Promotes early diagnosis, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders in children and adults.

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Black Girls Smile

Encourages positive mental health education, resources and support geared toward young African American women.

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Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)

Focuses on removing the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing.

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Black Men Heal

Provides access to mental health treatment, education, and community resources to men of color.

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Black Women’s Health Imperative

Helps protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls.

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The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation

Provides a directory of mental health programs serving the African American community.

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Bring Change 2 Mind

Encourages dialogue about mental health and raises awareness, understanding and empathy.

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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Provides education, tools, peer support, and stories to people who live with mood disorders and their parents and caregivers.

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Families for Depression Awareness

Helps families recognize and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides.

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Half of Us

Raises awareness about mental health issues and connects students to the appropriate resources to get help.

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Inclusive Therapists

Offers a safer, simpler way to find a culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapist.

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The Jed Foundation Mental Health Resource Center

Equips teens and young adults with skills and knowledge to protect their emotional health and prevent suicide.

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Know the Signs

Educates on the warning signs of suicide, how to have a direct conversation with someone in crisis, and where to find professional help and resources.

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Mental Health First Aid

Teaches the skills to respond to the signs of mental illness and substance use.

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Mental Health America

Provides mental health screenings, information, support, and advocacy to promote mental health as part of overall wellness.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Offers tools, resources, and referrals for people with mental health conditions and their loved ones.

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National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association

Promotes the mental health and well-being of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.

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Promotes mental health awareness and provides information, resources and stories for the Spanish-speaking community.

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The Steve Fund

Promotes programs and strategies that build understanding and assistance for the mental and emotional health of the nation’s young people of color.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

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Therapy for Latinx

Serves as a national mental health resource for the Latinx community by working with licensed therapists across the country.

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The Trevor Project

Provides crisis intervention, suicide prevention, supportive counseling and resources to LGBTQ+ young people.

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Well Beings

Provides original digital content, social media and information on mental health resources emphasizing the mental health needs and voices of youth.

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Provides content and stories to promote holistic healing and positive growth for Native youth.

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Empowering schools to create safe and supportive learning environments.

Resilience in School Environments (RISE)

Prioritizing mental health and well-being, especially for teens and young adults, has never been more important. Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools developed Resilience in School Environments, or RISE, to empower schools to create safe and supportive learning environments by cultivating practices that strengthen the social and emotional health of all school employees and students.

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Coping during these challenging times can be tough. Support is available.

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Care and resources for Kaiser Permanente members

We offer a range of therapy and treatment options for members with mental, emotional, and substance use issues — including psychiatry, individual therapy, group therapy, and more. As your partners in care, we’ll help you find what works for you.

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