Working on our mental health is a lifelong journey, and sometimes we need a helping hand. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, please know there are people and resources to help.
Offering 24/7 access to crisis counselors, text HOME to 741741 if you are in the US or Canada. No matter what you are dealing with, the trained counselors can support you in managing the moment.
If you want to hear a voice on the other end of the line, the National Suicide Prevention line offers 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 1-800-273-8255.
Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. If you are in the U.S. call the hotline at 877-565-8660, or if you are in Canada, call 877-330-6366.
Routine therapy has helped many of us here at SELFMADE, so we know how complicated it can be to get started. If you want to explore therapy and need help, we have compiled a few resources to get you started.
Open Path’s therapists offer low cost in-office and online psychotherapy sessions.
Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encourage the mental wellness of Black women and girls, offering both resources and a search function to help you locate the right therapist for you.
An explicitly anti-racist and inclusive online community, TherapyDen allows you to search for a therapist in your area and tailor the search in many different ways.