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Mental Health Resources

19 Dec 2020

Responding to a Crisis

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255: American crisis support and suicide prevention. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
  • Stack Up – A military charity supporting veterans’ mental health through gaming. Stack Up’s trained suicide prevention volunteers, Overwatch, are online to help veterans and civilians 24/7 if you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to turn. https://www.stackup.org/stop
  • Trans Lifeline – 877-565-8860 (US) | 877-330-6366 (CANADA): Crisis support line staffed by transgender volunteers offering support for transgender people. Available 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. PST. https://www.translifeline.org/
  • The Trevor Project – 1-866-488-7386: American crisis support and suicide prevention for LGBT youth ages 13-24. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
  • Veterans Crisis Line – Call 1-800-273-8255, Text 838255: Support line for U.S veterans, staffed 24/7 by Department of Veterans Affairs responders. Online chat is also available. https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
  • Warmlines (US) – A warmline is a peer-run listening line staffed by people in recovery themselves and listed by state. http://www.warmline.org/
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

Helpful Apps

PsyberGuide – Apps and digital resources reviewed by experts https://onemindpsyberguide.org/

Mental Health Crisis Training for Non-Therapists

Mental Health First Aid

Psychological First Aid


  • Navigating a Mental Health Crisis (English)
  • Navigating a Mental Health Crisis (Spanish)

Online Harassment

  • Crash Override: A cybersecurity resource for those dealing with online harassment and anyone who wants to secure their online.
  • IGDA’s Online Harassment Resource: A directory of tools and articles available to those dealing with online harassment.
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