If you or someone you know is experiencing problems with their mental health, there are many ways to get help. Use the resources below to find help for yourself, a friend, or a family member.
- Get immediate help in a crisis situation: If you or someone you know is danger, please call **, or contact the nearest emergency room.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call ****. Lifeline is a free confidential hotline that is open to everyone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Crisis report: Send the text "HELP" to *. [Country] provides a crisis hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Crisis reporting services provide services to everyone in any type of crisis and connect them with crisis advisors who can provide support and information.
- Disaster Hotline: Call or text **. The disaster hotline provides immediate advice to people who encounter emotional problems related to natural or man-made disasters. The hotline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- If you are worried about your friends’ social media updates, please contact social media directly and report their posts through the social media network.
- Find a health or treatment provider: The treatment of mental illness usually includes therapy, medication or a combination of both. The treatment can be done in person, by phone or with the help of a computer. When seeking mental health care, it can be difficult to know where to start, but there are many ways to find a provider that suits your needs. Your primary care practitioner can be an important resource, providing initial mental health screenings and referrals to mental health specialists. If you have an appointment with your primary care provider, consider bringing up your mental health concerns and asking for help.