Cultivating mental wellness is essential at every stage of life and I’m constantly on the hunt for resources that build awareness and support around the need for positive mental health. I am sharing a few helpful articles along with a list of organizations uniquely specialized to help you on your lifelong journey towards mental wellness.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Local Police Department
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1
National Institute of Mental Health.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
Child Mind Institute
We transform lives with compassionate clinical care, innovative research, high-impact awareness campaigns, free online resources, and direct action in schools and communities.
National Council for Behavioral Health
The National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America’s health care organizations that deliver mental health and addictions treatment
Active Minds is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
American Psychiatric Association.
The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders.