BUILDING HEALTHY MINDSTM
You are not alone. An estimated 26% of Americans ages 18 and older -- about 1 in 4 adults -- suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder each year. Whether you, a loved, or a coworker needs help, it is important to know that you matter, they matter, and you are not alone. National resources are available to help anyone struggling with mental illness or thoughts of death by suicide. Additionally, you may have employer and/or union benefits available to you. It takes courage to ask for help, but you, your loved ones, and your coworkers are worth it. Take a deep breath and contact one of the resources below to create positive change for yourself and those you care for.
NEED HELP NOW?
Get Immediate Help in a Crisis - Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger or go to the nearest emergency room.
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
En español 1-888-628-9454
Use Lifeline Chat on the web
The Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis service that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects people to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1
or text to 838255
Use Veterans Crisis Chat on the web
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a trained responder. The service is available to all veterans, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare.
Text “HELLO” to 741741
The Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the U.S. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.
Call or text 1-800-985-5990
The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
MORE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
If you or someone you know is struggling, you are not alone. Select Your Journey to identify support, services and treatment options that may help. Find information that may help you or help you help family members, caregivers, kids, teens, young adults, veterans, active duty, and frontline professionals, as well as identify cultural dimensions of mental health.