Resources Near You
211.org connects people with local resources and assistance. Text zip code to 898211 or go to their website to browse.
This website helps you create a safety plan when you’re feeling unsafe.
AFSP provides resources for suicide prevention, support and education for people struggling with suicidal thoughts/feelings or those who know someone struggling.
This is a supportive app that helps create a safety plan for those experiencing suicidal thoughts, including who to contact.
Text 741-741 anytime for 24/7, free, confidential counseling when you are in crisis (I volunteer here and you could too!)
If you don’t like to text, use this toll-free 24/7 confidential suicide prevention and crisis hotline.
This is a PDF of one of my favorite coping skills. It’s a five-step grounding exercise that I think everyone should try.
Download audio files for guided relaxation, meditation, mindfulness exercises.
Anxiety and Depression
Provides for students on balancing and prioritizing the demands of school, work, family and friends. I feel like this was a huge struggle for me when I was in school, and even more so for students today.
Provides information on mental illness and connects people with resources to decrease stigma and encourage healthy dialogue.
This is an interactive app that supports recovery and tracks progress for people with eating disorders.
Inspire is an anonymous online forum for support groups that connect people who share similar hardships.
This website aims to prevent suicide and provide healthy alternatives by pairing people through social media as buddies and raising awareness for mental health.
This informative PDF addresses the challenges of relationship break-ups and provides ways to cope with those emotions.
A peer-driven Tumblr blog for those who struggle with self-harm.
This app has timed activities to help resist or manage self-harm urges. You can even log your completed activities to track progress.
SAMHSA provides information and support to reduce the impact of substance abuse, including a self-esteem guide.