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

https://www.rainn.org/ offers support to someone that is a survivor of sexual assault or abuse RAINN

http://www.halfofus.com/ gives a lot of information on mental health conditions

http://www.ulifeline.org/ connecting college students to mental health services

https://connect2affect.org/ connecting the elderly that may be struggling

http://www.eatingdisordersanonymous.org/ allows those suffering with an eating disorder get the help they need with others that may be going through the same thing

https://www.recoveryrecord.com/patient_overview App to help with eating disorders

http://www.aftersilence.org/ online support group for survivors of rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse.

http://www.breakthecycle.org/ gives information on supporting people ages 12-24 on how to build healthy relationships without abuse

https://www.deafdove.org/ helps those in the Deaf and deaf community that may be in an abusive relationship

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/ can report human trafficking or can get help if they themselves are being trafficked

https://www.youarerad.org/ helps people find free mental heathcare

https://adaa.org/ helps give information on mental disorders including anxiety as well as support for those that may need it

https://dbsalliance.org/ depression and bipolar support alliance that helps find support groups as well as give information

https://www.auntbertha.com enter your zipcode and will show resources in your area ranging from housing assistance, bill assistance, job training health care, and even transportation

https://www.militaryonesource.mil/confidential-help available for veterans and active duty service members to talk to someone that may need help

https://www.fisherhouse.org/ Fisher House providing housing assistance to military & veteran families where they can stay for free, while a loved one is in the hospital.

https://support.therapytribe.com/teen-support-group/ 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 help@end22.org Veterans and Active Duty

Transgender Assistance Program- Virginia https://tapvirginia.org/ provides housing, food, clothing and more assistance to those that are transgender

LGBT Life Center https://lgbtlifecenter.org/ 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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