MENTAL HEALTH HOTLINES
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Mental Health America
National Suicide Hotline
Toll-free: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institute of Mental Health
Boys Town National Hotline
Or, text “voice” to 20121
Crisis Text Line
Text “HOME” to 741741
Cost – The service is completely free, but messaging rates apply if you’re NOT on Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, or T-Mobile
RESOURCES FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
National Alliance for Mental Illness – a non-profit organization composed of consumers, family members, professionals, and friends who have come together to share and take comfort in the commonality of their experiences, and to educate members and their communities about serious brain disorders.
American Psychiatric Association (APA) – Learn about common disorders, answers to common questions, and stories and links to more resources.
American Psychological Association (APA) – Works to promote the advancement, communication, and application of psychological science and knowledge to benefit society and improve lives.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) – An international non-profit organization committed to finding a cure for anxiety disorders and depression. Great webinars and brochures available for free.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Resources for those who have been affected by suicide. The Foundation offers opportunities to help others in the field of suicide prevention.
National Substance Abuse Treatment Center Locator – Use this locator to find Substance Abuse treatment centers in Alabama or any other state.
211 Organization – 211 works a bit like 911. Calls to 211 are routed by the local telephone company to a local or regional calling center. The 211 center’s referral specialists question callers, access databases of resources available from private and public health and human service agencies, match the callers’ needs to available resources, and link or refer them directly to an agency or organization that can help.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – World service office of Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle. Narcotics Anonymous is not meant to imply a focus on any particular drug; NA’s approach makes no distinction between drugs including alcohol.
Al-Anon Family Group – Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters for those who have relatives, friends or significant others suffering from alcohol or drug abuse or addictions.