Feeling Overwhelmed? Help is Available

No one should ever feel like they have to struggle alone. If you’re feeling down, overwhelmed, anxious, or depressed – help is available.

On this page, you’ll find a wealth of resources for support, as well as personal stories of how people have found support from community help lines, their friends and family, and other trusted sources to overcome their emotional struggles.

For Support, Contact:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • LGBTQ | The Trevor Project Lifeline: 866-488-7386
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Tamiya’s Story

At 16, Tamiya experienced a death in her family which triggered feelings of depression, anxiety, and a suicide attempt. She realized she needed help and turned to someone she could trust.

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Ryan’s Story

Ryan first started to receive support for his emotional struggles when a friend asked him, “What’s going on? I know that you’re not ok.”  Having someone to listen and care is critical.

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Help is Available

Talking with someone else can make you feel better, validate your experience, normalize what you’re going through, and help you realize that you never have to struggle alone. 

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Suicide Resources & Information

Who Can Help 

Reaching out for help can be difficult, but there are many local and national organizations that are available to provide support. The below resource list is comprised of trusted industry experts.

Informational PDFs

Available in both English and Spanish, the below “Did You Know” materials are a great way to help promote hope, resiliency, education, tips, and treatment information to your loved ones.

Podcast Spotlight

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among today’s youth; therefore, we must continue to expand awareness and encourage individuals to take action.

Listen to experts, Dr. Lisa Desai and Lea Karnath, talk about the important work everyone can do to support their community’s mental health needs and prevent suicide.

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Just taking the time to put your mental health first, acknowledging that it deserves respect and care, and accepting help when you need it,can save your life. You are worth saving. And you are not alone.– A.J. Mendez Brooks

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