Resources


MS Department of Mental Health: http://www.dmh.ms.gov/ -includes phone number for all 15 mobile crisis teams.

SAMHSA: https://www.samhsa.gov/

MSU Psychology: https://www.psychology.msstate.edu/

MS Department of Mental Health: http://www.dmh.ms.gov/ -includes phone number for all 15 mobile crisis teams.

SAMHSA: https://www.samhsa.gov/

MSU Psychology: https://www.psychology.msstate.edu/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En español 1-888-628-9454

The Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis hotline that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects callers to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889.

Crisis Text Line

Text “HELLO” to 741741

The Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the U.S. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.

Veterans Crisis Line

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 or text to 838255

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a trained responder. The service is available to all veterans, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can call 1-800-799-4889.

Help for Service Members and Their Families: Current and former service members may face different mental health issues than the general public. For resources for both service members and veterans, please visit the MentalHealth.gov page Help for Service Members and Their Families page or the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ mental health page.

Disaster Distress Helpline


Call or text 1-800-985-5990

The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

View the NIMH 5 action steps for helping someone in emotional pain infographic to see how you can help those in distress.

National Agencies and Advocacy and Professional Organizations

Advocacy and professional organizations can be a good source of information when looking for a mental health provider. They often have information on finding a mental health professional on their website, and some have practitioner locators on their websites. Examples include but are not limited to: