Here are some useful websites for learning more about mental health, suicide prevention, having awkward conversations, and trying to find therapist or other proper treatment.
Seize the Awkward
Talking to your friend about mental health can be scary - but reaching out when you’re feeling down or when you see a friend struggling can make a huge difference. Seize the Awkward.
R U OK?
A conversation can change a life. Their mission is to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support anyone struggling with life. There is power in the question "R U OK?"
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Find resources for suicide prevention, information about local walks, and more.
Zencare is a vetted network of the top therapists. The website has videos and offers free calls in many cities to find the best therapist for you. It can be difficult to find a good therapist: don't give up if the first one doesn't work!
Minding Your Mind
MYM aims to provide mental health education to students, parents, teachers and beyond. Their goal is to reduce the stigma and destructive behaviors associated with mental health issues.
The JED Foundation
Transitioning into adulthood can bring big changes and intense challenges. The Jed Foundation (JED) empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is a grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Samaritans works to prevent suicide and support those who have lost someone to suicide. They help people through prevention (community education), intervention (24/7 Helpline), and postvention (Grief Support Services).