The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the mental and emotional health of teens and young adults within the U.S.
Crisis Text Line offers free 24/7 confidential text support for any type of mental health crisis. If you are experiencing anxiety or depression, text TOGETHER to 741741 in the U.S. to be connected with a trained Crisis Counselor.
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people. The organization works to save young lives by providing support through free and confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs on platforms where young people spend their time: our 24/7 phone lifeline, chat, and text. We also run TrevorSpace, the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, and operate innovative education, research, and advocacy programs.Explore more
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is dedicated to building better lives for American individuals and families affected by mental illness through advocacy, awareness, and education.Explore more
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If you are considering engaging a therapist, here are a few tips to help you prepare for your first appointment:
1) Be ready to talk about your health history and what you’re experiencing.
2) Be clear about what you want and need to get better.
3) Ask the mental health specialist to explain treatment options so you understand the plan and what you need to do.