WEBSITES AND HOTLINES
National Hopeline Network (Suicide Hotline)
Provides access to trained telephone counselors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Phone: 800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)
Orange County Suicide Hotline
MENTAL HEALTH HOTLINES AND WEBSITES
Helpful for men struggling with depression but concerned that others will think getting professional help implies he’s weak or unmanly. Also good site for wives to share with their husbands—to encourage them to get help.
Panic Disorder Line
Phone: 800-64PANIC (800-647-2642)
Anxiety Disorder Line
Phone: 800-8ANXIETY (800-826-9438)
National Mental Health Association
Helpful info on meetings, workshops, and recovery for patients and family members.
Mary Ellen Copeland, MS, MA, Ph.D.
Excellent practical self-help resources for adults and teens on topics such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, and trauma like sexual abuse and others.
Spiritual info on recovery from illnesses.
National Institute for Mental Health
Self-help info and studies.
Telephone 1-866-615-6464 (toll-free) - Monday through Friday -8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Varied self-help services: support groups, family and parent help, meetings, conferences for all mental illnesses.
Colonial Place Three 2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22201-30421
Phone: 800-950-NAMI (6264)
National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Varied self-help services: support groups, family and parent help, meetings, conferences for all depression and bipolar disorder.
730 North Franklin, Suite 501, Chicago, IL 60610-3526 Phone: 800-826-3632
The Balanced Mind Foundation
Helpful info for parents of children & adolescents with depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, etc.
820 Davis St., Suite 520, Evanston, IL 60201, U.S.A.
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
Helpful resources for people struggling with an addiction AND a mental illness.
YOUTH AND TEENS
Youth Crisis Hotline
FAITH COMMUNITY WEBSITES
Helpful resources for churches, temples, and synagogues on how to start and build a mental illness outreach for your faith community.
Mental Health Ministries
Pathways 2 Promise