Community Resources

This page is dedicated to our friends and family members (in the U.S.) that may be in need of extra or specific supports. The list of support organizations can be quite long, we have tried to include some of the major ones on this page and each of these pages can probably direct you to further resources. DON'T BE AFRAID TO REACH OUT!

CALL 911 if you or someone you know may be in immediate danger or please visit the nearest emergency room.

PLEASE NOTE: This website is not a mental illness support page. Resources on this page are provided for informational purposes only and does not necessarily constitute an endorsement by myerichedlife.com nor do we receive compensation from any of these organizations.

We make every attempt to make sure the websites and links are up to date; please alert us if you find there is inaccurate information on this page.

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NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

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NAMI IS THE NATION'S LARGEST GRASSROOTS MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION

We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of Americans affected by mental illness. We strive to create a better tomorrow—a tomorrow where all people affected by mental illness can experience hope, recovery and wellness in a world free of stigma.

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ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Founded in 1979, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

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Crisis Text Line 

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis. With over 4 million conversations to date, we’re growing quickly, but so is the need.

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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

DBSA offers peer-based, wellness-oriented support and empowering services and resources available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them—online 24/7, in local support groups, in audio and video casts, or in printed materials distributed by DBSA, our chapters, and mental health care facilities across America.

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Mental Health America

MHA’s programs and initiatives fulfill its mission of promoting mental health and preventing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services. MHA’s national office and its 200+ affiliates and associates around the country work every day to protect the rights and dignity of individuals with lived experience and ensure that peers and their voices are integrated into all areas of the organization.

Other possible ways to find supports include calling your insurance company, speaking to your primary care provider, reaching out to your specific state, county, or city agencies, and contacting your local college or university.

​Did we miss something? Feel free to contact us and we will be happy to add additional verified and appropriate  resources to additional resources page.