If this is an emergency, please proceed to your nearest emergency room or call 911.
If you or a friend need immediate help, please use the resources provided here via the National Alliance on Mental Health:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline—call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- National Domestic Violence Hotline—call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
- National Sexual Assault Hotline—call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
- Crisis Text Line via NAMI—text NAMI to 741-741
- Sexual Assault Chat via RAINN—hotline.rainn.org
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline—suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat
- Online Crisis Network—imalive.org
Low-Cost Therapy Services
Punk Talks has compiled a list of low- or no-cost therapy resources in cities across the U.S., available here.
NeedyMeds.org is a non-profit dedicated to helping people locate assistance in affording their medications. You can use their resources to find patient assistance programs, to search for drug coupons and $4 generics, and to locate participating pharmacies in your area.
Co-occurring Disorders / Dual Diagnosis
According to DrugRehab.com, people with co-occurring disorders (also referred to as dual diagnosis) have both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. If you are struggling with co-occurring disorders, resources for treatment can be found here.
Senior Substance Abuse
Seniors are just as likely as younger adults to develop substance abuse problems—in fact, seniors today are five times more likely to have a substance abuse addiction than 20 years ago. SeniorAdvisor.com provides resources here to help you (or your parents) recognize the signs of senior substance abuse and learn how to get help for substance abuse addiction.