Mental Health Resources

See also: Mental Health

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 here are several reliable Federal and State informational and guidance resources for coping and mental health issues:

Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association)
Toll Free Mental Health Resource Center: 800/969-6642 (V), 800/433-5959 (TTY)
If you need immediate help call the National Hope line Network 800/784-2433 to reach a 24-hour crisis center in your area.
Toll Free Suicide Helpline:  800/273-8255
Phone: 703/684-7722 provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. Website content contributed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,, MedlinePlus and National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Resources for immediate assistance:

Mental Health Resource Page from the CDC

Mental Health Services Locator
Toll Free Referral Helpline Line:  800/662-4357 (V), 800/487-4889 (TTY); Available 24/7, 365 days-a-year

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.
Toll Free Information Helpline:  800/950-6264 (V), 888/344-6264 (TTY); Available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. EST
Phone: 703/524-7600 (V)
NAMI Helpline:
NAMI Updates on COVID-19.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Toll Free:  866/615-6464 (V), 866/415-8051 (TTY), Available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. EST

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) through SAMHSA
NSPL is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Toll Free:  800/273-8255 (V), 800/799-4889 (TTY); Available 24/7, 365 days-a-year

Parenting With A Mental Illness: Programs and Resources Guide
A comprehensive resource guide from the UPenn Collaborative to help parents, providers, and advocates find information about programs in their area.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA's National Helpline:  800/662-4357 (V), 800/487-4889 (TTY); Available 24/7, 365 days-a-year
Helpline Information/Resources:
Online Treatment Locator:
Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Taking Care of your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Homelessness Resource Center (HRC) 
HRC is an interactive learning community dedicated to disseminating knowledge and best practices to prevent and end homelessness. It includes providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at Federal, State, and local levels.

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