Here are some local and national resources that provide help and hope for those dealing with hurt, pain, substance abuse, mental health and other issues.
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
TXT4LIFE: Text “LIFE” to 61222
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 - Can help victims and survivors of domestic violence
Birch Tree Center www.birchtreeduluth.com
Crisis Response Team Available
4720 Burning Tree Road
Duluth, MN 55811
Text HELP to 741741
Nystrom & Associates www.nystromcounseling.com
332 W Superior St Suite 300
Duluth, MN 55802
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 8-6:30, Fri 8-5
Kami Scott www.kamiscott.com
Prayer and Bible Based Counseling
Superior, WI 715-817-1862
Suicide Prevention and Resources
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) - Lifeline Crisis Chat - The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline also has chat available, 24 hours a day. To use the service, go to chat.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/GetHelp/LifelineChat.aspx.
Samaritans Helpline 877-870-4673 (HOPE) Call or text - available 24/7
Crisis Text Line Text CRISIS to 741741 for free, confidential crisis counseling
Chronic Suicide Support Forum - This site offers an opportunity for nonjudgmental, supportive discussion about chronic suicidal thoughts, with others who have experienced them as well. It is part of the site ChronicSuicideSupport.com.
If You are Thinking about Suicide, Read This First… Here you will find an impassioned and persuasive plea, as well as information resources for help, coping with challenges faced by suicidal individuals, relevant books, and useful web sites.
Healthline’s Suicide Prevention Resource Guide - Many of the resources listed on Healthline’s guide are listed on this site, too, but they also have some others.
Coping with Suicidal Thoughts - This online handbook provides information and food for thought for suicidal individuals, with material addressing what to do when suicidal, how to make sense of suicidal thoughts, and ways to decrease suicidal thoughts and prevent more suicidal episodes. (Sponsored by Simon Fraser University in Canada.)
Stories of Hope and Recovery - This site, a project of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, contains personal accounts of people who have seriously considered suicide or attempted suicide. The people come from all walks of life and though their suffering has been great, their survival is inspiring.
Talking about Suicide - This website contains a wealth of information for people who think about dying by suicide or who have made an attempt or had such thoughts in the past. The Resources page is highly recommended. It provides a list not only of crisis hotlines, but also of various creative projects aimed at spreading information about the suicidal experience.
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
www.samhsa.gov - Normal info on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services but also lots of information on COVID-19 Guidance and Resources now.
Disaster Distress Hotline Crisis Counseling Support:
1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66748 - Connects you with a trained crisis counselor. Dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) www.nami.org
For Like Minds www.forlikeminds.com
Connect with people like you – living with or supporting someone with mental illness, substance use, or stressful life event.
7 Cups www.7cups.com
7 Cups connects you to caring listeners for free emotional support. Free 24/7 Chat (be heard by volunteer listeners and chat with others who understand in support chat rooms). Affordable Online Therapy (Confidential online therapy 8. counseling with licensed therapists, for $150 per month.)
Emotions Anonymous www.emotionsanonymous.org
Official website of Emotions Anonymous International. Emotions Anonymous (EAI) exists to support individuals with emotional difficulties in their efforts to live more manageable lives by using the Emotions Anonymous Program of recovery.
Support Groups Central www.supportgroupcentral.com
Group Video Meetings Led by Trained Facilitators
Free Support Groups Available online: some offered are: Addiction Recovery, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Cancer, Caregivers, Chronic Illnesses, Depression, Diabetes, Eating Disorders, Heart Disease, Mental Health, Military Veterans, Ministry, Parenting, PTSD, Stress & Anxiety, Sleep, Weight Management, etc.
The Tribe Wellness Community support.therapytribe.com
Free online support community offers members a convenient and safe place to connect. Peer-to-peer support groups on Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Marriage, OCD, Teens, etc.
SUPPORT GROUPS www.supportsgroups.com
Hundreds of Peer-to-peer groups from mental health, to physical health, to relational issues, etc.
Free, Peer-to-peer online support community for Caregiver Support and for those living with Mental Illnesses in multiple areas.
PSYCH CENTRAL www.psychcentral.com
Articles on Mental Health, support and resources. As well as finding help or onllne counseling.
Phone #: 211
Resources in our community regarding Crisis Emergency. Disaster Assistance, Essential Needs, Homelessness, Food pantries, Mental Health Services, and a load of other information.