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Mental Health Information/helplines




National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): 877-726-4727

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): 866-615-6464

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 800-950-6264


National Organizations and Resources

NIMH - leading federal agency that provides information and help for mental illnesses 

SAMHSA - part of the US Department of Health and Human services; find treatment 

NAMI - nation’s largest mental health organization; provides support and tips 

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) - resources for the public, teachers, doctors 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America - find a therapist and join community 

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - education, support, and wellbeing advice 

Mental Health America - mental health screening, statistics, annual conference 


Nonprofit Organizations

Child Mind Institute - #1 online resource for children’s mental health info for families 

Children’s Health Council - teletherapy services, webinars, family therapy, and more 

The Trevor Project - suicide prevention and support system for LGBTQ+ teens 

Washburn Center for Children - resources for ADHD, trauma, anxiety, and more 

National Child Traumatic Stress Network - provide services to traumatized children 

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health - advocate for teens 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - treatment and support groups 

Hope For The Day- A nonprofit organization focused on suicide prevention.

The Jed Foundation- A nonprofit organization focused on emotional health and suicide prevention among U.S. teens and young adults.

Support Groups

International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation - OCD recovery and support 

National Eating Disorders Association - helpline and recovery for eating disorders 

THRIVE App- designed by the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine that helps guide parents and caregivers in starting important dialogue with their teenage children on a variety of health and wellness topics.


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