Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health is a very important subject. Don't be afraid to reach out for help.

Below are some national and local resources.

National Resources offers support to someone that is a survivor of sexual assault or abuse RAINN gives a lot of information on mental health conditions connecting college students to mental health services connecting the elderly that may be struggling allows those suffering with an eating disorder get the help they need with others that may be going through the same thing App to help with eating disorders online support group for survivors of rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse. gives information on supporting people ages 12-24 on how to build healthy relationships without abuse helps those in the Deaf and deaf community that may be in an abusive relationship can report human trafficking or can get help if they themselves are being trafficked helps people find free mental heathcare helps give information on mental disorders including anxiety as well as support for those that may need it depression and bipolar support alliance that helps find support groups as well as give information enter your zipcode and will show resources in your area ranging from housing assistance, bill assistance, job training health care, and even transportation available for veterans and active duty service members to talk to someone that may need help Fisher House providing housing assistance to military & veteran families where they can stay for free, while a loved one is in the hospital. Peer-to-peer support group for teens faced with mental health challenges and/or difficult family dynamics.

Some apps:

Calm Harm- gives alternatives to self-harm as well as a tracker to see your progress

What’s Up?- uses CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more!

Crisis lines (available 24/7)

National Suicide Prevention hotline: 1800-273-8255 (veterans press option 1)

Crisis text line text TALK to 741741 law enforcement can text BLUE to 741741

Veterans text line 838255

The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678 LGBTQ+

Additional Numbers

Translife line support for transgender people from people that are also transgender 1-877-565-8860

SAGE LGBT Elder hotline support for older adults1-888-234-7249 (SAGE)

RAINN: 1-800-656-4673 (available 24/7) sexual assault /rape

Domestic Violence hotline (available 24/7) 1-800-799-7233

Child Abuse hotline (available 24/7) 1-800-552-7096

Military One Source (available 24/7) 1-800-342-9647

Local Resources to Hampton Roads

Mission United providing several resources to including housing and financial assistance 757-853-8500 Military, Dependents, Gold Star Families

End22 Veterans and Active Duty

Transgender Assistance Program- Virginia provides housing, food, clothing and more assistance to those that are transgender

LGBT Life Center provides transportation, AIDS testing+wellness care,housing and more for those in the LGBTQ communities and all people affected by HIV.

Fleet and Family Support Center Norfolk 1757-444-2102 Military and their Dependents

CREDO Mid- Atlantic provides safeTALK and ASIST training, Retreats, and other workshops for wellness of Active Duty Service Members and their dependents. 757-444-7654

Duty Chaplin in area (available 24/7) 757-438-3822 Military

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