Mental Health Resources

United States

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Find support for yourself or those who may be at risk for suicide.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. The caring, qualified responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances.

United Kingdom

CALM

CALM runs a free, confidential and anonymous helpline as well as a webchat service, offering help, advice and information to anyone who is struggling or in crisis.

Give us a shout

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Men’s Health Forum

Men’s Health Forum’s mission is to improve the health of men and boys.

Mental Health UK

Access a variety of helpful information, support and advice to help you manage your mental health and wellbeing or support someone you know.

Mind

When you’re living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, having access to the right information is vital. Mind has information, helplines and an online community for anyone experiencing mental health problems and those who support them.

NHS - Every Mind Matters

NHS – Every Mind Matters has expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing, so discover what works for you.

Rethink

One in four people will experience mental illness in their lifetime, it is not as uncommon as you think. If you are worried about yourself or a loved one then Rethink’s information pages are here to help.

Samaritans

Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Samaritans is there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Canada

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

If you are experiencing suicide-related thoughts and behaviours, you need to know that you’re not alone. There are many crisis centres available 24 hours a day to talk to you.

Crisis Services Canada

Asking for help can be hard. That’s why we offer a safe place to talk – any time, in your own way. If you are having thoughts of suicide, you don’t have to face them alone.

Wellness Together Canada

Wellness Together Canada provides free resources for mental health and substance use support. Tell them a little bit about yourself and they’ll find the ones best suited to you.

Australia

BeyondBlue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

Black Dog Institute

Mental health resources and support tools that you can trust knowing that everything Black Dog Institute produces is research-informed and recommended by professionals.

Lifeline

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

New Zealand

Lifeline Aotearoa

Lifeline Aotearoa’s helpline and textline provides 24/7, confidential support from qualified counsellors and trained volunteers.

Samaritans New Zealand

Samaritans operates a 24/7 crisis help line. Their phones are operated by volunteers from the community for the community.

Ireland

Pieta

Pieta provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service to people who are in suicidal distress, those who engage in self-harm, and those bereaved by suicide. All of their services are provided free of charge and no referral is needed.

Samaritans Ireland

If you need someone to talk to, Samaritans listen. They won’t judge or tell you what to do. Whatever you’re going through, you can call them any time, from any phone for FREE.

Text about it

50808 is anonymous, free and available 24/7.

Singapore

Samaritans of Singapore

When life gets to you, Samaritans of Singapore provides a safe space. They’re here to listen, 24/7.

International

Find a Helpline

Struggling? Get free, confidential support from a real human over phone, text or webchat.

Suicide Stop International Help Center

The suicide and self-harm resource center for online chats, worldwide hotlines and emergency numbers, interactive media, useful information and helpful tips.

United for Global Mental Health

United for Global Mental Health wants to see a world where everyone, everywhere, has someone to turn to in support of mental health. UGMH provides a list of national helplines so that you can seek the care you need.

Children/Youth-Specific Resources and Support Organizations

United Kingdom

Papyrus

PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.

Young Minds

If you’re struggling with your feelings, you’re not alone. Young Minds has loads of practical tips and advice from young people just like you, as well as information on getting the support you need.

LGBT Specific

United States

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.

Online Sleep Resources

United States

Sleep Education

Sleep Education provides valuable sleep health information paired with tools for those who seek information. Sleep Education provides credible, current, and topical content about sleep disorders and disease management with reference material about sleep health that matters to you.

Sleep Foundation

At SleepFoundation.org, you’ll find comprehensive health information drawn from high-quality sources and reviewed by experts in the field.

United Kingdom

NHS - Sleep

If you’re having sleep problems, there are simple steps you can take to ease those restless nights. Find out how to get to sleep and how to sleep better.

Australia

Online Exercise Resources

United States

Move Your Way

Everyone needs physical activity to stay healthy. But it can be hard to find the time in your busy routine. The Move Your Way® tools, videos, and fact sheets on this page have tips that make it easier to get a little more active.

Nutrition.gov

Learn about the health benefits of physical activity, and find resources like exercise logs, planners, and examples to help you stay consistent over time.

Verywell Fit

Verywell Fit’s mission is to empower you to reach your nutrition and fitness goals. Verywell Fit is an award-winning resource for credible and up-to-date information on all nutrition and exercise topics

United Kingdom

NHS - Get Active

No matter how much you do, physical activity is good for your body and mind. Adults should aim to be active every day. Some is good – more is better still. Try these tools, tips and special offers to move more every day.

Sport England

Sport England provides tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active. Join the Movement and share what you’re doing during this time.

Addiction Resources

United States

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

SAMHSA

Millions of Americans have a substance use disorder. Help is available, treatment works and people recover every day. Find a state-licensed treatment facility near you.

SMART Recovery US

There’s life beyond addiction. SMART Recovery can help you get there. Their mutual support meetings are free and open to anyone seeking science-based, self-empowered addiction recovery.

United Kingdom

Adfam UK

Adfam is the only national charity tackling the effects of alcohol, drug use or gambling on family members and friends.

Alcohol Change UK

If you’re worried that you’re drinking too much, there’s support available. Find out about your options.

Alcoholics Anonymous UK

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Frank

Honest information about drugs

Narcotics Anonymous UK

If you have a problem with drugs, Narcotics Anonymous UK can help you get and stay clean.

Rehab Online

Rehab-Online is the UK’s leading Residential Rehabilitation Service for Drug & Alcohol.

Smart Recovery UK

Smart Recovery UK helps individuals recover from any addictive behaviour and lead meaningful & satisfying lives, using a science-based therapeutic programme of training.

Canada

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse changes lives by bringing people and knowledge together to reduce the harm of alcohol and other drugs on society.

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