If you or someone you care about needs to speak to someone or is in crisis and needs immediate help, please call the Access & Crisis Line at (888) 724-7240.Trained and experienced counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you. You don't have to suffer in silence, make the FREE call. If emergency medical care is needed, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.
Concerned about yourself, a friend or family member who may be struggling with a mental health disorder? If you are on this Web page, you are already taking an active role in recovery. Here you will find information to help lead you to the necessary resources and appropriate treatment.
Making the decision to ask for help isn't always easy. Many people hope the problem will simply go away on its own. Others are afraid they'll be hospitalized, or they don't want their families, friends or employer to know. They may think that needing help will be seen as a sign of weakness. The truth is that recognizing a problem and seeking help is a sign of strength and courage, and it's the first and most important step on the road to recovery.
Experiencing a mental illness can often feel lonely or isolating. Sometimes it might feel as if the situation is hopeless, but that is never the case. Every life is valuable, and there are people who genuinely care about you and your well being. Recovery is possible and help is available.