Mental Health Resources

Crisis Text Line

  • Hotline: 1-800-841-8371
  • Free 24/7 support; text to connect with a crisis counselor
  • US and Canada: text 741741
  • UK: text 85258
  • Ireland: text 086 1800 280

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline

  • Hotline: 1-800-950-6264
  • Available Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm ET; assists individuals and families who have questions about mental health disorders, treatment, and support services.

 

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Helpline

  • Hotline: 1-800-931-2237
  • For support, resources, and treatment options for yourself or a loved one. Helpline phone hours are Monday-Thursday from 11 am to 9 pm ET, and Friday from 11 am to 5 pm ET. Helpline chat hours are Monday-Thursday from 9 am to 9 pm ET and Friday 9 am to 5 pm ET.

 

 New York State COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline

  • Hotline: 1-844-863-9314

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline

  • Hotline: 1-800-662-4357
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone in English and Spanish; free and confidential treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance abuse disorders.

General Online Therapy

  • 7 Cups Access free support from peers on 7 Cups or choose to pay to speak to a professional.
  • Amwell Offers access to a variety of mental health professionals any time of day or night.
  • Betterhelp Allows a variety of ways to contact a therapist, including live chat sessions.
  • Doctor on Demand Provides access to a free assessment that can help determine if you should talk to someone about anxiety or depression).
  • MDLive Provides access to psychiatrists who can prescribe and manage psychiatric medications.
  • Pride Counseling Offers online therapy to individuals in the LGBTQ community, and their goal is to offer discreet, affordable, and accessible treatment.
  • ReGain Specializes in couples therapy and they offer a variety of services to help address relationship issues.
  • Talkspace Unlimited messaging and video conferencing makes it a convenient app for addressing a variety of needs.
  • Unmute Unmuting conversations about mental health care and making it easier for you to connect to the right therapist.

 

POC-Affiliated Resources

 

Self-Assessments

  • The Wellness Hub Contact Wellness & Prevention Services or Counseling & Psychological Services if you’d like to discuss your results with a provider.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) National Sexual Assault Hotline

  • Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone and online chat for anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone and online chat for anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender National Hotline

  • Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
  • Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743
  • Senior Helpline: 1-888-234-7243
  • Hours vary, available via phone and online chat; serves gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people by providing free and confidential peer support and local resouces. 

 

The Trevor Project

  • Hotline: 1-866-488-7386
  • Call, text, or chat 24/7; provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

 

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

  • Hotline: 1-800-841-8371
  • Offers free, confidential support, services, & counseling for sexual assault survivors & their freinds/family/partners. 

 

The Network/La Red

  • Hotline: 1-800-832-1901
  • Support for LGBTQ, BDSM, polyamourous people experiencing relationship abuse.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone and online chat; free and confidential support for anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress

 

Samaritans Suicide Hotline

  • Hotline: 877-870-HOPE (4673)
  • 24/7 crisis services (call or text) & grief support services
  • Calm: Meditation & Sleep
  • Headspace: Meditation & Sleep
  • Insight Timer: Meditation
  • Mantra: Daily Affirmations
  • Simple Habit: Wellness & Sleep
  • The Breathing App: Guided Breathing
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