Hi and welcome!  No matter what brings you, thank you for being here -- You are awesome. And you are not alone.   Read that again: You are not alone

 

Below are free resources, most of which are available 24 hours a day, to help those struggling with mental health issues, abuse in its many varieties, grief, sexual assault, trauma, terminal illness, and more.  Opening a channel of communication and allowing yourself the space to heal is vital to living a full life.

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If you are a do-it-yourselfer or simply not interested in involving others, please [Click Here] for suggestions on helping yourself through dark times.  You got this. 

 

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Crisis Hotlines

These crisis lines offer 24-hour support for anyone who needs to talk to someone.

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255

  • Birmingham Crisis Line: (205) 323-7777

  • Transgender Crisis Hotline: (877) 656-8860

  • LGBTQ+ Hotline: (866) 488-7386

  • Rape Response: (205) 323-7273

  • Graduate Student Help Line (800) 472-3457

  • Veterans Help Line: (800) 838-2838

  • Crisis Text Line: 741-741

24 hour free suicide helpline

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24 hour free crisis text helpline

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24 hour free helpline plus other free resources for victims of sexual assault

A very informative and helpful article on trauma:

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A very informative and helpful article on grief:

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Shine is a mental health app that is both life-saving and life-changing.  The free version offers many features.

Free small-group webinars on hard-hitting timely topics, full of advice and information.  Participation in the conversation is encouraged.

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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has great information and resources for those struggling with mental health

Similar but different to the other Baycare -- Here you will find helpful free articles, podcasts, exercises, advice, and other mental wellness resources.

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Spring Hill Recovery Center has put together a free helpful grief guide.

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This site has a plethora of mental wellness resources and information covering an array of topics that are helpful to all people, as well as guides specific to people suffering from a terminal illness and their caregivers and loved ones.

 

https://www.asbestos.com/support/mental-health/

· Teen Line is staffed by other teens trained in crisis prevention who are available by text, phone, and email.

· The Trevor Project supports LGBTQ youth in mental health crises.

· Safe Place will provide help to teens who are in crisis get to a designated Safe Place immediately.

· The Jed Project is a mental health and suicide prevention organization that you can text or call.

A draft list of additional resources and inspiration can be found here: https://www.ComeSoFar.org/helpyourself