Thank you Fair Haven Community healthcare for this list of Psychiatry Resources
General Mental Health Support
- NAMI Helpline and Online Support Groups: National Alliance on Mental Illness offers online discussion groups. They also offer many in-person support groups that are likely disrupted, but the online discussion groups are still available.
- Crisis Text Line - Allows people in crisis to text a trained crisis counselor. Available 24/7. To speak to a counselor, text HOME to 741741
- Child & Family Connections: Offers weekly phone-based support groups for parents with mental illnesses every Wednesday from 3-4 PM PST (6-7 PM EST). The group is national and facilitated by a counselor who helps support stressed parents who aren’t otherwise able to find time to connect. Call in number is 1 (888) 601-3515.
- The Tribe Support Groups: Website-based peer-to-peer wellness communities on a number of different mental health issues. Once a user creates an account, they can join blogs, groups, and chats where users encourage and support each other. Support groups are available for SUD, anxiety, OCD, LGBT populations, HIV, marital issues, depression, and adolescents.
Substance Use Disorders
- Smart Recovery: Recovery community with online groups for substance use disorders.
- In The Rooms: Website that aggregates online substance use groups (includes AA, Smart Recovery, etc).
- r/RedditorsInRecovery: Online forum with lists of online resources for people in recovery
- LifeRing Secular Recover: Online substance use groups for clients who aren’t religious.
- Lionrock Recovery: Offers substance use outpatient counseling and IOP level of care via Zoom teleconferencing. OP and IOP programs require insurance. Requires a self-referral. However, they also offer free recovery groups and free COVID-19 anxiety group for people in recovery.
- SoberGrid: Mobile app that offers the largest peer community in recovery in the world. Offers peer recovery coaching, recovery tracking features, self-monitoring, motivation tools and an in-app recovery newsfeed.
- This Way Up: Developed in Australia by researchers, This Way Up offers CBT for more clinical issues. The website offers free short programs for stress, mindfulness, insomnia and student well-being. The structured CBT courses are tailored for many different mental health issues, including OCD, PTSD, social anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. The longer CBT courses cost $35 for 3 months.
- Sanvello: Evidence-based app that uses both mindfulness and CBT to improve anxiety and depression symptoms. The app features guided meditations, a symptom tracker, daily check-in’s, and a peer community for users to share advice and stories.
- Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance: Offers online support groups for those suffering from depression or bipolar disorder. The groups are peer-led and held almost daily. There are groups for adolescents/young adults as well.
- 1in6 Support Groups: Provides daily online support groups for men who have survived sexual trauma. Groups are chat-based and anonymous. Members must be older than 18 years old, and the groups are facilitated by counselors.
- GriefShare Bereavement Groups: Groups for people who have lost a loved one and need support. These groups are usually held in-person but many are moving to online or phone-based formats.
- Hope Recovery : Online faith-based support groups for adult survivors of trauma. The groups are all conducted via Zoom. Must be 18 years or older to join.
- Calm Harm: DBT-based app from the mindfulness company Calm that focuses on self-harm. The app helps users resist and manage self-harm urges. Recommended by the National Health Service of the UK. Developed by UK researchers specifically for teenage/adolescent self-harm.