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This Mental Health Resource Guide is a collaboration between Marshall University's Center of Excellence for Recovery, MU Counseling Services, and MU Libraries. You'll find helpful mental health resources for both on and off-campus access. We are here to help you.
"The tabs above will link you to resources related to mental health and substance use/recovery. If you or someone you care for is in crisis, please use our crisis line directory below to receive immediate support.
HELP4WV offers a 24/7 call, chat, and text line that provides immediate help for any West Virginian struggling with an addiction or mental health issue. Call: 1(844) HELP4WV, Text 1(844) 435-7498, chat online at: https://www.help4wv.com/, or email: email@example.com
SAMHSA National Helpline 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889
1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
The Disaster Distress Helpline puts people in need of counseling on the path to recovery. Our staff members provide counseling and support before, during, and after disasters and refer people to local disaster-related resources for follow-up care and support.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline (NAMI) 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. -- https://www.nami.org/find-support/nami-helpline: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org
The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224
Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to The Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained, experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information, educational services and referral services in more than 200 languages. Visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, online instructional materials, safety planning, local resources and ways to support the organization.
Trevor Hotline 1-866-488-7386
LGBTQ hotline for young people in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe & judgment-free space to talk.
LGBT National Help Center 1-888-843-4564
Multiple hotlines & online support connections. http://www.glbtnationalhelpcenter.org/
National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888 *Text 233733
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will. Force, fraud, or coercion need not be present if the individual engaging in commercial sex is under 18 years of age.