The value of community can make all the difference in a life well lived. Please explore resources that can guide your journey. These resources are generally local, community offerings apart from Providence, you do not need to be an employed caregiver to access many of these services.

NAMI Anchorage/MHATS

NAMI Anchorage/NAMI Alaska facilitates peer-to-peer and family support groups for those with mental illness. MHATS (Mental Health Advocacy Through Storytelling), a youth-based and youth-led program, is also run through NAMI.

 

YANA (You Are Not Alone) Alaska Chapter

Funds youth-led programming in schools to prevent suicide. YANA’s goal is to empower youth to appropriately care for and educate each other about suicide prevention. YANA’s focus is on early intervention and creating hope through positive action

 

Alaska Behavioral Health

Their mission is to provide low-cost mental health services to those in need. They also assist homeless and at-risk youth, and Seeds of Change, a program where youth gain vocational skills and preventative measures through indoor hydroponic gardening.

 

American Foundation on Suicide Prevention (AFSP), Alaska Chapter

Focused on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning signs, and reaching out to those individuals who have lost someone to suicide.

 

Identity Inc.

Identity’s mission is to support Alaska’s LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community—a population at a higher risk for mental health concerns—through advocacy, education and connectivity. While Rachael was not directly involved with this group, Rachael was involved with GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) at West High for several years.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – DBSA is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder.

 

National Suicide Prevention Text Crisis Line – Text HOME to 741-741

 

California Youth Crisis Line: 800-843-5200.

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673

 

National Eating Disorders Helpline: 800-931-2237

 

NAMI HelpLine: 800-950-6264 (Mon-Fri 10am-8pm)

 

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Help Line: 800-854-7771

 

SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 800-662-4357

 

LGBTQ TrevorLifeline: 866-488-7386, or Text START to 678-678

StarCare Specialty Health System
StarCare Specialty Health System (StarCare) provides services to people living with a diagnosis of mental illness, intellectual disabilities and/or substance use disorder as well as mental health crisis services. In addition, StarCare offers a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly and provides coordination of assistance and mental health services for veterans. StarCare strives to support and empower people so they may have HOPE and the opportunity to achieve their full potential for health and wellbeing.

 

Texas Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line
Texas Health and Human Services Commission has launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress, or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This new resource offers COVID-19-related mental health support for all Texans. People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free at 833-986-1919.

NAMI Oregon – NAMI Oregon is the state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. We are a statewide grassroots organization that is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals living with mental illness, as well as their families and loved ones. In conjunction with our 15 local chapters, or affiliates, we serve all Oregonians through our education and support programs at the state and local levels. In addition, NAMI Oregon offers a toll-free Helpline (800-343-6264; 503-230-8009) that helps callers with system navigation and information about mental health conditions and resources in Oregon.

 

Behavioral Health Support Line – Provides immediate no-cost behavioral health screening, counseling services, and referrals to available mental health and substance use recovery providers nearby for ongoing care. Call 1-800-923-HELP(4357).

 

Oregon YouthLine – YouthLine connects young people with trained teen volunteers who understand and can help with any problem, big or small. Call 877-968-8491 or text teen2teen to 839863.

 

David Romprey Oregon Warmline – Nonjudgmental and confidential peer support available to any Oregonian. Call 1-800-698-2392.

 

Racial Equity Support Line – The Racial Equity Support Line is a service led and staffed by people with lived experience of racism. We offer support to those who are feeling the emotional impacts of racist violence and microaggressions, as well as the emotional impacts of immigration struggles and other cross-cultural issues. Call 503-575-3764.

 

Alcohol and Drug Helpline – The Alcohol and Drug Helpline serves anyone who needs information, support or access to resources and treatment for alcohol or drug use. Call 800-923-4357 or text RecoveryNow to 839863.

 

Military Helpline – Our Military Helpline operates 24/7/365 and gives free, confidential support to service members, veterans and their families. Answered by veterans and others trained in military culture, our crisis lines offer compassionate, non-judgmental support and, where appropriate, connect people with the referrals, resources, or treatment they need through tough times. Call 888-457-4838 or text MIL1 to 839863.

Community Medical Center
Community Medical Center provides an array of behavioral health services, from emergency care for psychiatric crisis to medication management through our CPG Psychiatry clinic to outpatient individual therapy in our primary care and many specialty practices. Please call our Behavioral Health Manager at 327-4420.

 

NAMI Missoula Services
NAMI Missoula provides education, advocacy, and support for individuals and families affected by mental illness. We work with like-minded community groups to combat mental illness stigma. NAMI Missoula resources include weekly support groups and free educational classes.

 

Western Montana Mental Health Center
Western Montana Mental Health Center serves over 15,000 children, teens, and adults each year from Libby to Bozeman and Kalispell to Hamilton. We provide community-based services, outpatient programs, inpatient addiction recovery treatment, and supportive housing options.

EASTERN WASHINGTON

Family Promise of Spokane
Family Promise of Spokane equips families with minor children who are experiencing, or are about to experience, homelessness with rental assistance, shelter, family mentoring and the resources needed to stabilize their lives.

 

Lutheran Community Services Northwest
LCS Northwest partners with individuals, families and communities for health, justice and hope. We offer behavioral Health, Crime Victim Advocacy, and Foster Care services for trauma recovery. We help vulnerable children, families, immigrants and others overcome life’s most difficult challenges, save lives, and create thriving communities enriched by diversity.

 

Excelsior
Excelsior is a private non-profit integrated healthcare organization that provides specialty education, healthcare and innovative co-occurring behavioral health services to children, adolescents, young adults and their families. Education, behavioral health, primary care, and recreation services are integrated to provide holistic and comprehensive services to those we serve.

 

Spokane Treatment and Recovery Services
STARS offers a van patrol along with sobering unit for acute care. SUD assessments are available at the main agency and our Withdrawal Management unit.

Co-Occurring treatment is available through our IOP as well as our Recovery House programs for both women and men. Hospital diversion program is also available.

 

Frontier Behavioral Health
Frontier Behavioral Health is a nonprofit Trauma-Informed Care organization that provides clinically and culturally appropriate behavioral healthcare and related services to individuals of all ages in collaboration with community partners. We prioritize the delivery of services for individuals and families who are at high risk, high need or publicly funded.

 

Women & Children’s Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen
Women & Children’s Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen provides prepared meals and fresh groceries curbside every Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 AM-1PM. We prioritize safe, convenient access to healthy food and meals for women and their children. An adult female must be present to receive assistance. No qualifying.

 

Community-Minded Enterprises (CME)
One of the planks in our mission and vision statement is to “support lifelong health” and that includes behavioral health. CME provides infant and early childhood mental health training to child care providers. We also have an Early Learning Mental Health Consultant on staff. With our work in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, our peer support specialists have training to help those in recovery who are struggling with mental health.

 

YWCA Spokane
YWCA Spokane provides holistic mental health services to survivors of intimate partner violence and their families. Our Mental Health program offers a creative and collaborative approach to the therapy process. The survivor and their family drive the session, moving in the direction they want, and explore pathways forward with healthier, happier, safer relationship.

 

Transitions
Transitions works to end poverty and homelessness for women and children in Spokane, WA. We pursue this mission through six unique programs: EduCare childcare, Home Yard Cottages permanent housing, Miryam’s House and Transitional Living Center transitional housing, New Leaf Kitchen & Cafe job training, and Women’s Hearth drop-in center.

 

NORTHWEST WASHINGTON

Rainbow Health Center
Rainbow Health Center is a building with a mission to provide healing space for professionals with marginalized identities and their guests. Specializing in LGBT mental and physical health services. Most professionals are independent businesses who collaborate to provide excellence in services. See website for more information.

 

Compass Health
Compass Health, Northwest Washington’s behavioral healthcare leader, integrates behavioral health and medical care services to support clients and communities when and where they need us. From comprehensive mental health treatment to crisis intervention, children’s services, housing, and community education, our non-profit organization serves people of all ages throughout Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan, and Whatcom counties.

 

SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON

The Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties
The Crisis Clinic provides the only service of its kind for Thurston and Mason Counties. The service includes active listening, emotional support, problem-solving, as well as information and referrals. We have provided confidential and anonymous crisis intervention services to callers since its founding 48 years ago. In 1972, the crisis lines of several organizations were consolidated and expanded to create The Crisis Clinic.

Aasra 24×7 Helpline: +91-9820466726
You can contact Aasra for emotional crisis situations, mental illness issues, and suicidal ideation. Aasra is a crisis intervention centre for the lonely, distressed and suicidal. We aim to help prevent and manage mental illness by providing voluntary, professional and essentially confidential care and support.

Asha Hospital 
The Asha Hospital is a specialty hospital for psychiatric needs of people from in and around Hyderabad, states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka. The doctors and managing directors provide, plan and execute services in various fields to provide better healthcare for people in need, for a cost they can afford.

Manastha – Online Counseling & Therapy
Manastha Health Solutions is Co-Founded by the Two Psychologists who Post Graduated in Psychology from the University of Delhi. Always Challenging the Ordinary and the limited structure of the societies, they embarked the journey of building the most loved and preferred online counseling and therapy platform. Their aim is to provide the most quality and affordable Mental Health services in the World. For them, Manastha stands for “Reclaiming the Belief in Our Mental Possibilities”.

Mental Health Foundation | Live Love Laugh
LiveLoveLaugh is an idea, a movement, and a metaphor for hope. Arising from her personal journey with anxiety and depression, LiveLoveLaugh (LLL) was founded in 2015 by actor Deepika Padukone. The Foundation combines knowledge and domain expertise to create awareness about mental health, reduce stigma associated with mental illness, and provide credible mental health resources.

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Sound mental and emotional health is critical for the overall well-being of an individual. Often, it is seen that people tend to ignore the warning signs associated with mental health problems and do not seek help at the right time. Keep your inhibitions at bay and reach out to a mental health counselor online for help on MFine. Talk to psychiatrists and psychologists for the right guidance.

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