Mental Health Resources and Help Hotlines


May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We at Morning Star felt it important to share a list of mental health resources and help hotlines. All provide anonymous, confidential information to callers.
Please print this list, bookmark it, share it and keep it in an accessible place. You never know when you or someone you know may need one of these resources.
Boys Town National Hotline – Crisis hotline that helps parents and children cope with stress and anxiety. Phone: 800-448-3000
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline – Phone: 800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – Phone: 800-826-3632
Disaster Distress Helpline – Provides year-round, immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. Phone: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
Hopeline – Crisis hotline and online chat to help prevent suicide and teach awareness. Phone: 800-442-HOPE (4673)
Mental Health America – For a referral to specific mental health service or support program in your community. Phone: 800-969-NMHA (6642)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Provides support, information, and referrals Phone: 800-950-NAMI (6264)
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders – Phone: 847-831-3438
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder – Phone: 802-296-6300
National Center for Victims of Crime – Multi-language service available Phone: 800-FYI-CALL (394-2255)
National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hotline – Treatment referrals Phone: 800-662-HELP (4357)
National Domestic Violence Hotline – Phone: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
National Eating Disorders Association Information and Referral Helpline – Phone: 800-931-2237
National Runaway Switchboard – Phone: 800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)
National Sexual Assault Hotline – Phone: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Suicide Prevention Hotline – Phone: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Postpartum Support International – Phone: 800-994-4PPD (4773)
PPD Moms – Support for Mom’s suffering from post-partum depression, includes peer support and depression screening. Phone: 800-PPD-MOMS (800-773-6667)
S.A.F.E. Alternatives – Support to those that are self-injuring themselves Phone: 800-DONTCUT (800-366-8288)
ULifeline – Online resource for college mental health. Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Veterans Crisis Line – Phone: 800-273-8255 Press 1



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