Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Hours: Available 24 hours. Languages: English, Spanish.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.

 

Crisis Text Line –to connect with a Crisis Counselor, Free 24/7 support at your fingertips

US and Canada:Text HOME to 741741

UK: text 85258

Ireland: text 50808

How It Works: Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

 

NAMI Helpline – Phone 1-800-950-NAMI
National Alliance of Mental Illness: Information and organizations including self-help strategies. If you have questions or need help finding support you can phone or text Mon-Fri, 10 AM - 6 PM ET.


National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.

 

SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service)

or TTY: 1-800-487-4889

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Helpline is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

 

ADHD Helpline (CHADD) – 1-866-200-8098

Health Information Specialists who respond to public inquiries. Monday—Friday, 1 pm—5 pm EST 

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is the nation's leading nonprofit organization serving people affected by ADHD.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous – www.aa.org

 

Narcotics Anonymous – www.na.org

 

Al-Anon Family Groups – www.al-anon.org

 

Other available programs patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous

Fellowships in this section follow reasonably close variations of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.

 

AA – Alcoholics Anonymous

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholics for those who were raised in alcoholic and other dysfunctional families

Al-Anon/Alateen, for friends and families of alcoholics, associated with AA

CA – Cocaine Anonymous

CLA – Clutterers Anonymous

CMA – Crystal Meth Anonymous

Co-Anon, for friends and family of cocaine addicts, associated with Cocaine Anonymous

CoDA – Co-Dependents Anonymous, for people working to end patterns of dysfunctional relationships and develop functional and healthy relationships

COSA – a friends and family group associated with Sex Addicts Anonymous

COSLAA – CoSex and Love Addicts Anonymous, for friends and family of people with a sex or love addiction, associated with SLAA

DA – Debtors Anonymous

EA – Emotions Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness

FA – Families Anonymous, for relatives and friends of addicts

FA – Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

FAA – Food Addicts Anonymous

GA – Gamblers Anonymous

Gam-Anon/Gam-A-Teen, for friends and family members of problem gamblers

HA – Heroin Anonymous

MA – Marijuana Anonymous

NA – Narcotics Anonymous

N/A – Neurotics Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness

Nar-Anon, for friends and family members of addicts

NicA – Nicotine Anonymous

OA – Overeaters Anonymous

PA – Pills Anonymous, for recovery from prescription pill addiction.

RA – Racists Anonymous

SA – Sexaholics Anonymous

SAA – Sex Addicts Anonymous

SCA – Sexual Compulsives Anonymous

SIA – Survivors of Incest Anonymous

SLAA – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

SRA – Sexual Recovery Anonymous

UA – Underearners Anonymous

WA – Workaholics Anonymous