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Here's where you'll find things talked about on the blog as well as other helpful mental health resources for you to access.

Mental Health Resources

Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger or go to the nearest emergency room.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Call/Text:988; En Español: 1 (888) 628-9454

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.


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lightbox thearpy

Great for the winter months and for treating Seasonal Affective Disorder.  Click here to purchase.

Note:  Please seek the advice of a mental health professional prior to purchase.

talk therapy

BetterHelp offers affordable, convenient online therapy when you need it from licensed, professional therapists.

An online community of mental health professionals seeking to make the experience of finding a therapist easy.



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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by mental illness.

the boris Lawrence henson foundation

This foundation is focused on creating new ways of healing in Black communities and make it easier for People of Color to see what their lives look like on the other side of suffering. 

veterans crisis line

If you're a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, the Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects you to a real person specially trained to support Veterans.


SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) 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.

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