Recommended Resources

Mental Health Organizations

 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

Provides information on prevention, treatment and symptoms of anxiety, depression and related conditions (240-485-1001) 

     

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 

provides information and referrals on ADHD, including local support groups

(800-233-4050)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) 

provides information on bipolar disorder and depression, offers in-person and online support groups and forums (800-826-3632)

International OCD Foundation 

provides information on OCD and treatment referrals (617-973-5801)

National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED) 

provides up-to-date, reliable and evidence-based information about eating disorders (800-931-2237)

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA) 

offers Schizophrenia Anonymous self-help groups and toll-free teleconferences

(240-423-9432)

Sidran Institute 

helps people understand, manage and treat trauma and dissociation; maintains a helpline for information and referrals (410-825-8888)

Treatment and Research Advancements for Borderline Personality Disorder (TARA) 

offers a referral center for information, support, education and treatment options for BPD (888-482-7227)

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

National Domestic Violence Hotline

provides information and assistance to adult and youth victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, family and household members, and other persons such as domestic violence advocates, government officials, law enforcement agencies and the general public. Nationwide number: (800) 799−SAFE(7233) TTY: 1−800−787−3224 Video Phone Only for Deaf Callers: (206) 518-9361

Safe Alliance Text Hotline

Provides assistance in cases of domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, child abuse and those in need of parenting support. (737) 888-7233

Hope Alliance Weekday Hotline and 24 hour Online Chat
to alleviate isolation, provide vital support services that increase a survivor’s safety, and to help them break out of the cycles of violence in which they live. (800) 460-7233 or https://www.hopealliancetx.org/hotline/

RAAIN hotline

To be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area, call (800) 656-HOPE (4673)

Finding Treatment

HelpWhenYouNeedIt.Org 

over 350,000 lisitng for social services, mental health, substance use, legal and financial assistance.

Psychology Today 

offers a national directory of therapists, psychiatrists, therapy groups and treatment facility options

SAMHSA Treatment Locator 

provides referrals to low-cost/sliding scale mental health care, substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment (800-662-4357)

Suicide And Crisis

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 

provides referrals to support groups and mental health professionals, resources on loss, and suicide prevention information (888-333-2377)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline 

provides 24/7 crisis intervention, safety planning and information on domestic violence (800-799-7233)

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

connects callers to trained crisis counselors (800-273-8255)

Financial Assistance

Allsup 

provides non-attorney representation when applying for SSDI (800-279-4357)

HealthCare.gov 

provides specific information about coverage options in your state, including private options, high-risk pools and other public programs (800-318-2596)

 

Needhelppayingbills.com 

provides information on state and local assistance programs, charity organizations and resources that provide help paying bills, mortgage assistance, debt relief and more

 

NeedyMeds 

provides information on available patient assistance programs (800-503-6897)

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance 

helps qualifying individuals without prescription drug coverage get the medications they need

 

Advocacy And Legal

Legal Services Corporation 

provides civil legal aid to low-income Americans. Use their website to find programs in individual states. Scroll to the bottom of their website to find locate legal aid near you

National Bar Association 

provides a directory of state and local bar associations to help find legal representation

National Disability Rights Network 

protects the civil rights of individuals with disabilities, particularly in hospitals and state prison systems. Click on the map on the right-hand side of their website to locate the agency near you

Community Support Services

Clubhouse International 

provides a directory of clubhouses. Clubhouses provide opportunities for education, employment and social activities. Click the 'International Directory' tab on their website to find contact information for local clubhouses

www.homelessshelterdirectory.org 

provides a national directory of homeless shelters, assistance programs, soup kitchens and more

Job Accommodation Network 

provides resources and guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Their website includes a directory of state vocational rehabilitation offices (800-526-7234)

Research & Statistics

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 

provides information on statistics, clinical trials and research. NAMI references NIMH statistics for our website and publications (866-615-6464)