Directory of Mental Health Services and Facilities
We believe in educating the public about mental health services. Below are local and national mental health service providers to help families find resources and support. The websites on this page are not affiliated with Step Up For Mental Health but are in line with our missions and goals.
Local and general mental health organizations
- DHS: Community Crisis Providers: Families in crisis can gain assistance with poverty, job and housing issues. This is a local directory to find an office or program near you.
- Mental Health First Aid: This class is necessary if you are a family member who wants to learn more about signs of crisis, or a care worker who needs to assist a patient. This is first aid for the mind.
- Mental Health Clinics of Chicago: A local directory of mental health services in Chicago.
National mental health organizations
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provides crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
- Change Direction: The Campaign to Change Direction is a coalition of concerned citizens, nonprofit leaders, and leaders from the private sector who have come together to change the culture in America about mental health, mental illness and wellness.
- Mental Health.gov: This website provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health information and organizations.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):
- National Alliance for Caregiver: More than 8.4 million Americans are providing care to an adult with an emotional or mental health issue. Learn how your family can get involved.
- National Alliance for Mental Health (NAMI): The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
- Trevor Lifeline | Chat | Text: A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to bisexual, lesbian, gay, transgender, and questioning youth.
- 1in6: There goals are to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives.
Family Mental Health Caregivers
- The American Psychological Association: Information for Mental Health of Caregivers
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