Health is more than just body--it's our mind too.
It can be scary when you feel hopeless, lose interest in hobbies, perpetually worried, or become obessive about certain things. If you feel like you or a loved one needs help managing their mental health, read on for some great resorces that are free!
Many of these resources require the use of a phone, smart device, or computer. Do you need access to the internet but lack the resources? ConnectHome Akron is here to help! Click HERE to learn more about our work bridging the digital divide.
SAMHSA National Help Line
SAMHSA's National Helpline is a confidential, free service avalible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is in English and Spanish, and serves individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Along with referal to local support groups, treatment facilities, and other orginizations, you can also order free publications and other information.
Learn more at the link below, or call 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Youper is the world’s first AI-powered Emotional Health Assistant. It uses Artificial Intelligence to help you monitor and improve your mental health. It's quick conversations help you understand yourself, regulate your emotions, improve your thoughts and change your behavior by drawing from different psychological techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness.
If you want to learn more about the Youper app, click the link below!
Coleman Professional Services
Are you struggling to find a therapist for yourself or a family member, but the costs disuade you? Coleman offers comprehensive, whole person treatment to children, adults and families in the communities we serve – regardless of their ability to pay. Coleman Professional Services has many different programs, and works with you to define your unique needs to find the easiest road to recovery.
If you're interested in learning more about programs offered, click the link below to view their Services Provided page.
Alcohol, Drug Addiction, & Mental Health Services Board
Two out of every three Ohioans are impacted by a friend or family member with an addiction or mental illness. While this is hard to hear, there are services and supports available in your community to get you on the road to recovery! ADM Board not only offers assistance in finding services, but also has a crisis textline and an addiction hotline.
For more info, click the link below.
Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor, or contact them via Facebook Messenger. Crisis Text Line works to help texters move from a heated moment to a cool, calm moment, and guides texters to create a plan to stay healthy and safe.
For more info, pop onto their site using the link below!
Remember: It is important to seek professional help when you need it. You are not alone in your quest to better your mental health. We hope that these resources help you and your family healthy in body and mind.
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