References and Hotlines

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Suicide & Crisis Hotline


National Mental Health Association- provides free information on specific disorders, referral directory to mental health providers, and national directory of local mental health associations

1-800-969-6642 (M-F, 9-5 EST)

National Institute of Mental Health Information Line- provides information and literature on mental illness by disorder


SAFE (Self Abuse Finally Ends)

1-800-DONT-CUT, 1-800-366-8288

American Psychiatric Association- find a psychiatrist in your area