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Crisis Help Lines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (988)
Call or text  988 for 24 hour free and confidential support for callers in crisis.  It can also provides guidance to family and friends of anyone thinking of suicide.
Online chat is available at https://988lifeline.org
Spanish language services are available at 888-628-9454

Crisis Text Line
Text NAMI to 741741 24 hours a day for support with a trained crisis counselor.
Online support at  https://www.crisistextline.org

Wings Across Alabama & Mental Health Alliance of East Tennessee
These are two “warm lines” where callers can talk to a trained peer-counselors (who have been through their own struggles) about their mental health. It is It is free and confidential but is not 24 hours a day.
Alabama | (844) 999-4647 | M-F 2pm-8pm, Sat. & Sun. 3pm-8pm
Tennessee | (865) 584-9125 | M-F 8:30am- 5pm


Local Resources/Support

Little Orange Fish
This is a nonprofit organization providing information on a wide variety of mental health issues and links to other organizations providing education, counseling, and support.

WellStone Behavioral Health
This is the operating name of the Huntsville-Madison County Mental Health Board which is the largest public, nonprofit provider of mental health and substance abuse services in North Alabama.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)/Huntsville
This is the local chapter of nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The site provides a wealth of information on mental health issues along with resources and services for those seeking help.

Crisis Services of North Alabama
This organization provides assistance and support to individuals and families in crisis, focusing but not limited to those caused by domestic violence and sexual abuse.,


National Resources/Support

Mental Health America
The nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all. The site provides an extensive list or resources and services available to those dealing with all types of mental health issues.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
This organization is dedicated to providing support, help, and education to those with various mood disorders, including in-person and online support groups.