Mental Health Resources & Hotlines
Mental illnesses are among the most common health conditions in the USA and around the world.
- Even the most serious mental health conditions can be treated
- 1 in 5 American adults experiences some form of mental illness
- Mental health conditions are the leading cause of disability in the USA.
- People experiencing mental health conditions often face rejection, bullying and discrimination.
- Together we can change the way the world sees mental health and end the stigma that surrounds it.
If you are gravely disabled or you think you are a grave danger to yourself or to others please go to the nearest ER or
call 911 immediately.
Helplines, Support, Education & Ending Stigma Groups.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-800-273-8255
Mental Health – MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. MentalHealth.gov aims to educate and guide. English and Espanol.
Mental Health – mentalhealth.gov for Veterans provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health help for veterans, service members and their families. English and Espanol.
MentalHealth.Gov – mentalhealth.gov for Parents & Caregivers provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health help for parents/caregiver, you want the best for your children or other dependents. You may be concerned or have questions about certain behaviors they exhibit and how to ensure they get help. English and Espanol.
The Trevor Project –
thetrevorproject.org Call the Trevor Lifeline at866-488-7386 Trained counselors support LGBTQ youth 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH – nimh.nih.gov/health/index.shtml provides patient education information about mental health diagnoses and treatments
National Alliance on Mental Illness – Stigma Free nami.org/stigmafree The StigmaFree campaign is NAMI’s effort to end stigma and create hope for those affected by mental illness. Through powerful words and actions, we can shift the social and systemic barriers for those living with mental health conditions.
THIS IS MY BRAVE – https://thisismybrave.org Storytelling Saves Lives – the mission of THIS IS MY BRAVE is to end the stigma surrounding mental health issues by featuring true stories told through creative expression.
IT GETS BRIGHTER – http://www.itgetsbrighter.org/ It Gets Brighter collects and features short video messages of hope from those living with a mental health issue, and those who support them. They believe that expressing what’s happening in our heads is better than suppressing it. Their mission is to give those struggling the hope that it gets brighter. Join them in ending the silence and empowering young people to seek out the help and support that can lead to recovery.
RESOURCES TO RECOVER – rtor.org is a gateway website that helps families find resources and support for loved ones with mental health concerns. They offer families guidance, support, and information on the best practices and providers in recovery-oriented mental health care.
Nar-Anon Family Groups – nar-anon.org is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the drug addiction problem of a family member.
HelpGuide.org – When you’re stuck in the cycle of addiction, recovery can seem out of reach. But no matter how powerless you feel, change is possible with the right treatment and support.
American Addiction Centers Rehab Guide – americanaddictioncenters.org/rehab-guide/free/ Free guide “How to Find Free Drug Rehab and Detox Centers” for free or low-cost.
MEDLINE PLUS –
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medlineplus.html Comprehensive database of health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Contact us today if you are not coping well, feel distorted, out of control or unable to function due to frightening panic attacks, suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, hearing “voices”, feelings of sadness, hopelessness, anxiousness.
Don’t suffer in silence, please seek the help you need!
Call Dr. Kvichko today to make an appointment
23639 Hawthorne Blvd. #200
Torrance, California 90505