Urgent Support:
Essential
Accessible Resources.

Life can be unpredictable, and sometimes, challenges escalate into crises that need immediate attention. Our 'Resources for Crisis Situations' section provides essential information and tools to help navigate through these critical moments. Whether you're facing a mental health crisis, dealing with trauma, or encountering a distressing situation, know that you're not alone, and help is within reach.

Mental Health Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24/7. Text or Call 988

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Crisis Text Line

Offers free, 24/7 support via text message. Available for those in any type of crisis. Text HOME to 741741 to reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor.

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SAMHSA’s National Helpline

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

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Mental Health America

Offers mental health information, resources, and a platform to take a mental health screening.

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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Provides comprehensive information on various mental health disorders, treatment, resources, and research.

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Violence and Abuse Resources

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)

National helpline for victims of sexual assault providing free, confidential support. Find help and the resources you need. Call 1-800.656.4673

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National Domestic Violence Hotline

Offers lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety.

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The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Raises the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children and their families.

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National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

Provides information, resources and research about sexual violence and its prevention.

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Futures Without Violence

A health and social justice nonprofit with a mission to heal those traumatized by violence.

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Loveisrespect

Aims to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships.

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Safe Horizon

Provides support, prevents violence, and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse.

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Postpartum and Pregnancy Resources

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

A non-profit organization that provides direct peer support to families, trains professionals, and provides a bridge to connect them. Call 1-800-944-4773 or Text 503-894-9453.

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The American Pregnancy Association

A national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, research, advocacy, and community awareness. Call 1-800-672-2296.

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The Postpartum Stress Center

Offers a range of clinical treatment programs for women suffering with prenatal and postpartum depression or anxiety. Call 1-610-525-7527

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March of Dimes

A non-profit organization that works to improve the health of mothers and babies to prevent birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. Call 1-914-997-4488.

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Baby Blues Connection

Provides free, confidential, and anonymous phone and group support services for parents who experience perinatal mood disorders. Call 1-800-557-8375.

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Reproductive Health Resources

Planned Parenthood

Provides reproductive health care in the United States and globally, offering services and information on birth control, STDs, and more.

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American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)

Promotes the sexual health of individuals, families, and communities by advocating sound policies and practices.

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Bedsider

An online birth control support network for women, offering information about birth control methods and help finding health care providers.

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Center for Young Women’s Health (CYWH)

Offers teen girls and young women health information and resources.

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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

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National Women's Health Network (NWHN)

A nonprofit advocacy organization that works to improve the health of all women.

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Eating Disorders and Body Image Resources:

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

Supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders and acts as a catalyst for prevention and cures.

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The Body Positive

A transformative program that teaches people to overcome conflicts with their bodies to lead happier, more productive lives.

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Eating Disorders Hope

Provides hope, information, and resources to individuals dealing with eating disorders.

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Project HEAL

Provides grant funding for people with eating disorders who cannot afford treatment.

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International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP)

Provides education and training standards for eating disorder specialists.

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Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

Provides free, peer support services to anyone struggling with an eating disorder.

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Mirror-Mirror Eating Disorders

Offers information to people dealing with eating disorders and body image issues.

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Women Veteran Services

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Women's Health Services

Addresses the health care needs of women veterans and works to ensure that timely, equitable, high-quality, comprehensive health care services are provided in a sensitive and safe environment.

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Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)

Advocates for the individual and collective needs of service women past, present, and future

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Final Salute Inc

Provides homeless women veterans with safe and suitable housing

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Grace After Fire

Helps women veterans help themselves by providing resources and tools to meet their unique needs as women.

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Women Veterans Alliance

Empowers women that have served or are serving through networking, career and professional development, and mentorship

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Women Veterans Interactive Foundation - WVIF

Provides outreach services and support to women veterans. Call 1-202-810-2118

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Teen Girl Resources

Girls Inc.

Inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy.

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Teen Line

A confidential hotline for teenagers which operates every evening by teen volunteers.

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Girl Up

An initiative by the UN Foundation to advance girls’ skills, rights, and opportunities to be leaders.

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National Runaway Safeline

Offers crisis intervention, prevention, and resources for youth at risk of running away.

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LGBTQ+ Resources

The Trevor Project

Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth.

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LGBT National Hotline

Provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat, and email peer-support. Call 1- 888-688-5428

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Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

Works to achieve full equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

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PFLAG

Unites people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies.

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It Gets Better Project

A nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe.

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Lambda Legal

A national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV.

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After navigating through our resources, you should have a better understanding of how to handle a crisis. Remember, these tools and information are designed to provide immediate help, but they do not replace professional help. If you're in a crisis, reach out to professionals or trusted individuals in your life. No matter the situation, there's always help and hope, and with the right resources and support, you can weather any storm.