If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health or considering suicide, we have resources to help.
With 1 in 5 Americans experiencing mental illness in America, it’s imperative that we find new ways that improve access to care. We’re raising money to help launch our online assessment, a vital tool to help families and those in crisis find help in a cloudy time.
Talk About Depression is all ending the shame around suicide and mental illness. To learn more and help fund our launch, click below.
9-1-1 operators have a standard protocol when they receive a suicide-related call. This approach helps identify what’s best for the person and how to proceed, and we adopted this into a confidential online assessment that can help during a crisis.
While mental health symptoms are different for everyone, one thing is consistent: With social and professional support, people demonstrate significant or full recovery. Getting help can mean a lot of different things, too. With our partner Psych Help, we have a library full of resources that discuss a range of topics surrounding mental health and suicide.
On June 30th, 2017 I got a text from my best friend stating “I don’t want to live anymore”. Since being 10 years old, I knew him as the person I can go to with any problem I have. As a division one athlete and successful in school, I saw him as a success. I never saw this coming, and I wasn’t sure what to do.
1 out of 5 Americans live with a mental illness, yet somehow depression is a really lonely place to be. Our contributors are proof that it’s OK to talk about depression, with stories that offer hope, humor, and connection. Wherever you are in your journey, we’d love to share your story with our community.