Crisis Hotlines:

Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line: 800-448-3000 or 800-448-1833 (TDD)

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD): 847-831-3438 (long distance)

National Mental Health Association: 800-969-6642, 9AM-5PM Mon-Fri

Postpartum Support International Postpartum Depression Helpline: 1-800-944-4PPD

National Suicide Hotlines 1-800-SUICIDE, 1-800-273-TALK, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For a local hotline, visit or

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Find Local Mental Health Services 

National Institute of Mental Health

For Parents and Teachers of Children with Mental Illness:

Parent’s Guide to Teen Depression

22 Empowering Life Lessons for Kids

Teachers Training Guide – School Mental Health

17 Non-Profits Dedicated to Parents, Students, and Teachers

For Children of Parents with Mental Illness:

All Family Resources

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Break through the Static — For teenagers affected by suicide.

How to Recognize Symptoms and Cope:

Mental Health America

Healthy Place

Impact of Mental Illness on Families:

Pathways to Promise

Rehab Sources:

SAMHSA Treatment Facility Locator


National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Stigma Clearinghouse

Organizations on Mental Illness

These organizations typically have information on support groups and resources for mental health consumers.

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation


D/ART, (Depression Awareness, Recognition and Treatment Program)

Depression After Delivery

The Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Lithium Information Center

Emotions Anonymous

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Pathways to Promise

NARSAD – the Mental Health Research Association

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association (NDMDA)

National Eating Disorders Association

National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)

National Mental Health Association

National Mental Health Services Knowledge Exchange Network

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation

Obsessive Compulsive Information Center

Online Postpartum Support Group

Postpartum Support International

Recovery, Inc.

Treatment Advocacy Center

United States Department of Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Mental Health Information Center


Compassionate Friends, Inc.

Survivors of Suicide


Coping with the Holidays Survival Guide

The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and Their Caretakers

Managing Holiday Stress

Special thanks to Robbie for his research on some of these links!


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