I know you may be struggling right now. That’s OK. There’s no shame in asking for help, which is why I compiled this list of resources for you. It isn’t comprehensive, but it does contain information about a few organizations that you might find helpful. Please get the help you need. I believe in you, friend. - Tonya

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education, and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Project LETS

Project LETS builds peer-led communities of support, education, and advocacy for folks with lived experience of mental illness, trauma, Disability, and/or neurodivergence. They believe that principles of Disability Justice are key components to supporting collective healing and our human rights.

Project UROK

An initiative of the Child Mind Institute, Project UROK is an inclusive community with expert mental health resources for teens and young adults who are committed to ending the stigma and isolation of struggling with mental illness.

Therapy for Black Girls

Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. So often the stigma surrounding mental health issues and therapy prevent Black women from taking the step of seeing a therapist. Dr. Joy Harden Bradford developed the space to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible and relevant.

The Trevor Project

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

To Write Love on Her Arms

TWLOHA is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.


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