Resources

Here are some resources you might find helpful:

Crisis Text Line:Text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.


Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, call them 24/7 or chat online if you are in crisis.


The Chas Foundation: A non-profit that provides resources and support for those suffering from mental illness the Hampton Roads region.


Active Minds:A non-profit organization dedicated to raising mental health awareness and education for college students.


AFSP: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, a national non-profit dedicated to preventing suicide. They have many helpful resources online.


211 Virginia: A service to direct you to the proper resources for your needs. Visit them online or, if you are in Virginia, call 2-1-1.


Jason Foundation: Provides information about youth suicide and provides free educational material for teachers / youth workers.


Military One Source: 24/7 support for military service members. Everything a military member needs to know about the services they are eligible to receive (including mental health services).


JED Foundation: A non-profit that works to equip college students with skills and knowledge to help themselves and each other with regard to mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention.


DBSA:  Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.  A non-profit organization providing support groups for people with depression or bipolar disorder, as well as their friends and family.


The Trevor Project:  A national 24-hour free confidential hotline for LGBTQ+ youth.


Erika’s Lighthouse: A non-profit providing teen depression awareness programs and resources.