National Sexual Assault Hotline
Call 800-656-HOPE (4673). Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.
1-in-6 is a website that offers assistance for men who have been sexually assaulted or abused
Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness
Provides information and resources about relationship abuse, sexual assault, gender violence, barriers for leaving, and safety planning.
54321 Grounding Technique
The 54321 PDF walks you through grounding exercises to find your cool calm during a hot moment
Anxiety Coping Skills Worksheet
This PDF offers different options for coping skills to work through anxiety.
Anti-Depressant Skills Workbook
The Anti-depressant skills workbook offers a self-guide for managing depression through self-care and coping skills
Anxiety & Depression Association of America
ADAA offers prevention, treatment, and support for anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and more
Looking after Yourself
Looking After Yourself is a website with workbooks to improve mental health with topics like: assertiveness, perfectionism, and more
National Eating Disorder Association
The National Eating Disorder Association is a website that advocates for people with eating disorders and their families as well
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is a national nonprofit providing referrals, education, and support for all eating disorders.
Carson’s Village is a website that helps you with burial arrangements, timeline of events, creating a family web page, and more
Glow in the Woods
Glow in the Woods is a forum for families who have experienced a miscarriage or infertility issues to share and grieve their loss
Wendt Center for Loss and Healing
Wendt Center for Loss and Healing is a website that offers support to people who have experienced loss, terminal illness, abuse, or other trauma
CoDA offers global, national, and local groups for those seeking support for codependent behaviors
MHA: I Am Not Alone
MHA’s I Am Not Alone is a directory that aims to connect folks with diverse interests and needs through virtual meet ups
National Association of Self-Esteem
The National Association for Self-Esteem offers lessons, activities, and up-to-date research on how to understand and boost self-esteem.
Coaching into Care
CIC is a free service, offered to veterans’ loved ones, that provides resources about mental health and substance use
Objective Zero is an app that connects veterans, service members, and families to peer support via talk or text, and wellness resources
Conflict Resolution Skills
Conflict Resolution Skills is a pdf that provides examples of conflict management skills for personal and professional relationships
Coping with Divorce PDF
Coping with Divorce or Separation is a PDF on mental and physical self-care during and after a separation or divorce.
75 Coping Skills
75 Coping skills is a PDF that contains a variety of coping techniques to use when your go-to coping skills aren’t working anymore.
HelpGuide on Cutting and Self-Harm
The HelpGuide on Cutting and Self-Harm provides information on identifying triggers, finding coping techniques, or supporting a loved one.
Ten Ways to Untwist your Thinking
Ten Ways to Untwist your Thinking is a PDF that teaches you techniques to manage negative thoughts
To Write Love on Her Arms
To Write Love on Her Arms is a website that offers support for depression, addiction, self-injury, and thoughts of suicide:
Alcoholics Anonymous is a service that provides support for those who have struggled with drinking through a 12-step program
In the Rooms
In the Rooms is a website that provides help with substance abuse support through chat, hotlines, and forums
LifeRing Secular Recovery
LifeRing Secular Recovery provides a secular alternative to traditional 12-step programs
Narcotics Anonymous is a website that supports you through recovering from drug addiction with a 12-step program and regular group meetings.
Now Matters Now
Now Matters Now is a website that offers support for coping with thoughts of suicide through teaching DBT skills, videos, and personal stories.
We believe the power of therapy should be accessible to everyone. At Mental Health Match, we’re removing a barrier that has kept people from growth and healing – the barrier of finding a therapist.
With a network of thousands of independent therapists across the U.S., our instant matching service makes it easy to find a therapist who meets your needs.
Open Path Psychotherapy Collective is a non-profit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office and online mental health care—at a steeply reduced rate—to individuals, couples, children, and families in need. You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) so you can speak directly to a trained crisis counselor. Calls are free, confidential, and available 24/7.
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741. The Crisis Text Line offers free, 24/7, confidential support to people in crisis. (If you live in Canada, text HOME to 686868.)
If you, or a loved one is experiencing a mental health emergency and feel at risk of hurting yourself or someone else, it may be necessary to call 911 and notify the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency. Ask for an officer trained in crisis intervention, or in psychiatric emergencies.
Lower Fee or Pro Bono Counseling
If you cannot afford the reduced rates offered through the above resources, we recommend searching online for “community mental health” in your area. Many cities offer free, or reduced fee, clinics that may be able to connect you with mental health support.
You can also search online for “pro bono counseling” to see if there are any therapists who offer totally free sessions in your community.