Mental illness is reaching record proportions. Not surprising considering everything going on in our society. It is almost as if it is being done on purpose. But that is a topic for another article. In this article, I simply want to point out some places of possible help for those who need it. Please share this directory of help sources with others.
Where to Get Help*
❗ National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
❗ Veteran's Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255
❗ Anxiety and Depression Association of America Website: https://adaa.org/
❗ SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline – 1-877-726-4727 (Get general information on mental health and locate mental health & treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.)
❗ Refer to the article Finding Help: When to Get It and Where to Go on the Mental Health America website.
❗ Local clergy (pastors, priests, rabbis) often will be able to refer you to local programs, support groups, and counselors that can help.
❗ Addicted to Tobacco? See Quitting Smoking (on the American Cancer Society website)
❗ Alcoholics Anonymous
❗ Narcotics Anonymous
❗ Opioid Addiction
See GoodRX Article: 7 Resources to Help with Opioid Addiction
* Having relationship with God is a very important part of getting help. I encourage everyone to pray and read the Bible daily, and to fellowship with other believers regularly.