Talking with people who might understand what you are going through can help normalize your experience and reduce your stress. Keep in mind that peer support is not the same thing as mental health services or treatment.
A Grateful Day
Research shows that practicing gratitude benefits your physical and mental health. This online community focuses on gratitude, with online discussions and expressions of gratitude to support well-being.
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If you feel overwhelmed by sadness, depression, anxiety, or hopelessness, or have had or begun to act on thoughts of killing or hurting yourself, call 911.
You can also call or text one of these crisis hotlines for immediate response:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
- Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
Looking for help and not sure where to start? Use this Nurses’ Guide to Mental Health Support Services to better understand what support systems and services are available to you and how to locate them. From peer support options to easy and anonymous ways to find a mental health provider, this guide provides steps to locate the help that is right for you.