Resources

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.

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


Find A Therapist:

Psychology Today: A searchable list of mental health professionals in your local area. In addition to their contact information, providers can list specialties, qualifications, and what video chat options they have available.

Psychologist Locator: The American Psychological Association’s webpage for finding licensed psychologists by zip code & practice area.


Local Resources:

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

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.

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).

The Barry Robinson Center: A non-profit behavioral health system offering residential program for children, foster care, & other community-based services.


Educational Foundations:

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

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

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.

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


National Advocacy & Support Groups:

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

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.