In the last of my mental health series (for now), I am sharing with you resources that have been recommended to me. If you have others to share, please do so in the comments and I can add them to my crisis intervention page as well as including them in furture resource posts.
Suicide Prevention HelpLine: 1-800-273-8255
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
IMAlive (an online crisis network)
The Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
TWLOHA: To Write Love on Her Arms
NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Veteran’s Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1. Text to 838255. There is also a confidential chat line on the website.
March for Our Lives
Carrie Fisher was a champion for ending mental health stigma, and did so by talking about it. This article is a good reminder of that part of her legacy.
Wil Wheaton is also a strong advocate of getting help and talking about it. His openness helped me in mine.