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TOP HELPLINE RESOURCES

If an emergency, dial 911 immediately

Finding Treatment

  • HelpWhenYouNeedIt.Org over 350,000 lisitng for social services, mental health, substance use, legal and financial assistance.

  • Psychology Today offers a national directory of therapists, psychiatrists, therapy groups and treatment facility options

  • SAMHSA Treatment Locator provides referrals to low-cost/sliding scale mental health care, substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment (800-662-4357)

Suicide And Crisis

Financial Assistance

  • Allsup provides non-attorney representation when applying for SSDI (800-279-4357)

  • HealthCare.gov provides specific information about coverage options in your state, including private options, high-risk pools and other public programs (800-318-2596)

  • Needhelppayingbills.com provides information on state and local assistance programs, charity organizations and resources that provide help paying bills, mortgage assistance, debt relief and more

  • NeedyMeds provides information on available patient assistance programs (800-503-6897)

  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying individuals without prescription drug coverage get the medications they need

Advocacy And Legal

  • Legal Services Corporation provides civil legal aid to low-income Americans. Use their website to find programs in individual states. Scroll to the bottom of their website to find locate legal aid near you

  • National Bar Association provides a directory of state and local bar associations to help find legal representation

  • National Disability Rights Network protects the civil rights of individuals with disabilities, particularly in hospitals and state prison systems. Click on the map on the right-hand side of their website to locate the agency near you

Community Support Services

  • Clubhouse International provides a directory of clubhouses. Clubhouses provide opportunities for education, employment and social activities. Click the 'International Directory' tab on their website to find contact information for local clubhouses

  • www.homelessshelterdirectory.org provides a national directory of homeless shelters, assistance programs, soup kitchens and more

  • Job Accommodation Network provides resources and guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Their website includes a directory of state vocational rehabilitation offices (800-526-7234)

Research & Statistics

Call the NAMI Helpline at 

800-950-NAMI  

Or in a crisis,  

text "NAMI" to 741741 

Source: nami.org