When you’re grieving, mental health support can be hard to find. Even the most well-meaning friends and family members can find it hard to be fully present with grief, and almost no one can be available 24/7, 365.
Following are some life and loss support resources that are.
You truly are not alone. There are caring individuals on the other side of these numbers just waiting to talk, and especially, to listen.
Please give them the opportunity to do so.
24/7 Mental Health Support
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7, free, confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources.
Crisis Text Line
Available from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds form the Crisis Text Line’s secure online platform.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Also Text NAMI to 741741
Find local NAMI resources at nami.org.
A vital service that connects millions of people every year to expert, caring help. Simply call 211 or go to 211.org.
The Trevor Project
14/7 crisis and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ people.
Also text START to 678678
Veterans’ Crisis Line
24/7 support service for veterans and their loved ones.
Also text 838255
Veterinary Professional Support Resources
Not One More Vet
“NOMV provides the necessary support to all members of veterinary teams and students who are struggling or considering suicide. Because you are good enough, and you are never alone.”
ask: assess + support + know
Suicide-prevention training designed specifically to help veterinary professionals recognize and address emotional distress and suicidal thoughts in themselves and others.