World Suicide Prevention Day: Resources for Those in Need

You are not alone

September 10, 2020

RADIO.COM's I’m Listening broadcast returns Wednesday, September 23 at 6PM, sharing powerful stories and experiences from artists, athletes, and health professionals.

Join us for the special two hour event on every RADIO.COM station and on the RADIO.COM app, and contribute to the proactive conversation around mental health.

The broadcast draws attention to Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, providing resources for listeners feeling overwhelmed by mental health emergencies. Artists, athletes, and mental health professionals will join us, showing that talk has the power to save lives. If you or anyone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or any other type of crisis, get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-273-8255.

Today on World Suicide Prevention Day, here is a list of further mental health resources. You are not alone.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL)
Phone: 1-800-273-8255

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This free and confidential service will provide crisis resources for you or your loved ones. Their website also offers a live chat for anyone in need.

Below is a list of additional mental health resources:

Crisis Text Line (741-741)
TEXT: TALK to 741-741

The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, and it is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Their trained Crisis Counselors are available for coping with any painful emotion for which you need support.

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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) 
1-888-333-2377

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention raises awareness, funds research, and provides support and resources to those affected by suicide.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) 
240-485-1001

For information on the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of anxiety and depression.

Concussion Legacy Foundation

Concussion and CTE Resources

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) 
1-800-826-3632

For information online or in-person support for those with bipolar disorder and depression.

My3 App

Define your network and your plan to stay safe.

National Eating Disorders Association 
1-800-931-2237

Now Matters Now

Now Matters Now provides skills and support for coping with suicidal thoughts.

Psychology Today

Provides a national directory of therapists, psychiatrists, group therapy, and other options.

RAINN 
1-800-656-4673

National Sexual Assault Hotline.

Seize The Awkward

Provides tips and tools to help young adults reach out to their friends about their mental health.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 
1-800-662-4357

Provides referrals to mental health care, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis treatment at a low cost/sliding scale.

Talkspace

Online, on-demand digital therapy.

The Trevor Project 
1-866-488-7386

The Trevor Project provides confidential support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. Their phone hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

TWLOHA

Connect to mental health resources in your community.

Veteran’s Crisis Line 
1-800-273-8255 | TEXT: 838255

The Veterans Crisis Line is available for veterans in crisis and their families and friends who are in need of support. Their hotline, text message service, and online chat are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide confidential support to those facing a crisis.

Above all, help is available. If there is any question as to who can help start the process, your primary care physician is available to answer questions and provide referrals.

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