May is Mental Health Month!
Resources for Mental Health Month
1. Dating Abuse and Domestic Violence
loveisrespect focuses on young adult relationships and hopes to end dating abuse. loveisrespect offers 24/7 help.
2. Depression and Suicide
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (24/7)
The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386 (24/7)
The Trevor Project offers support to the LGBTQ young adult community. Both of the hotlines provides 24/7 help.
There are also suicide hotlines specific to your area.
NJ Hopeline 1.855.654.6735
3. Eating Disorder Hotline
National Eating Disorder Association: 1-800-931-2237
NEDA offers help to a variety of eating disorders and hopes to "envision a world without eating disorders." NEDA is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EST).
4. General Crisis
Crisis Text Line: Text SUPPORT to 741-741
The Crisis Text Line extends to everyone. Their goal is to help people move from a hot moment to a cool calm, guiding you to create a plan to stay safe and healthy. YOU ARE the priority. 24/7 help is available.
5. Mental Illness Hotline
National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264
NAMI provides treatment options and programs. They wish to "raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need." The NAMI hotline is available every Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
6. Sexual Assault Hotline
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network: 1-800-656-4673
RAINN is the "nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization." Their goal is to provide options and programs to victims, in addition to finding ways of preventing sexual violence. RAINN offers 24/7 help.
7. Veterans Crisis Line
Veterans Association: 1-800-273-8255
The VA's focus is to help veterans of all ages adjust to the transition of coming back, in addition to helping with any mental health issues or relationships. The VA offers 24/7 help.