In addition to receiving counseling services, there are other online and community support services available. If you or someone you know is struggling socially, emotionally, behaviorally, or have concerns about their mental health, there are ways to get help. Additionally, there are resources to help those who are having financial difficulties or problems related to their physical health. All of these things contribute to each person’s overall health and wellness. Use the following resources to find help for yourself, a friend, or a family member.
- General Mental Health: Information about mental health topics (multiple languages available)
- American Psychological Association
- Indiana Psychological Association
- National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) - Offers sources for finding local and national mental health resources and provides education on a variety of mental health topics.
- Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: Provides online (or in person) support groups for individuals with depression or bipolar disorders. Goal-setting, treatment options, crisis preparation discussion topics. Tips for family and friends included!
- Mental Health America – Offers information on mental health topics and national resources, statistics, podcast recommendations, and support.
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Organization dedicated to prevention and treatment of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD and other mental health issues. Resources include webinars, blog posts, podcasts, and other videos. Currently offering English and Spanish online community support.
- National Eating Disorder Association: Provides resources for free or low-cost eating disorder support options, including forums and virtual support groups. Contact their Helpline for support, resources, and treatment options for yourself or a loved one. Call 1(800)931-2237
- Friendship Line: National crisis line for people aged 60 years and older and adults living with disabilities. Non-emergency emotional support is also available. Call 1(800)-971-0016
- Sidran Institute-Traumatic Stress Education and Advocacy: Provides helpful information on traumatic stress and way to cope.
- PTSD Coach: Self-help app from the National Center for PTSD that offers education and assessment tools, tips for managing common symptoms, and a search function for finding treatment resources. Free!
- Sanvello: Self-help app that teaches deep breathing, behavioral exercises, exercises for identifying negative thinking patterns, and strategies for developing positive thinking patterns. Free!
- Breathe2Relax: A simple app designed by the National Center for Telehealth and Technology to teach breathing techniques to manage stress. Free!
- Happify: Self-guided app that works to increase positive emotions through exercises and games. Offers accessibility features.
- Headspace: Self-help app that teaches meditations to reduce anxiety and increase attention and awareness. Helpful for individuals that want to establish a meditative routine! Free for first 10 sessions.
- Moodtools: Self-help app to help decrease symptoms of depression. Provides information on risk factors, treatment approaches, a depression symptom questionnaire, thought diary, suicide safety plan, and helpful videos. Free!
- Operation Reach Out: Self-help app created by Military Community Awareness, Inc. that provides videos, activities, and resource information focused on suicide prevention.
- RAINN.org: National anti-sexual violence organization that aids survivors, educates the public, provides training and consultation, and moves to improve public policy.
- RAINN Hotline: Call 1(800)-656-HOPE (4673) for confidential support from a trained staff member. Support includes: help finding a local health facility that is trained to care for survivors of sexual assault and offers services like sexual assault forensic exams, someone to help you talk through what happened, local resources that can assist with your next steps toward healing and recovery, referrals for long term support in your area, information about the laws in your community, and basic information about medical concerns.
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: Offers 24/7 support for individuals affected by abuse, in need of resources, or questioning unhealthy aspects of a relationship. Call 1(800)-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522. Available in English and Spanish.
- A Better Way: Local organization that provides shelter and services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include a walk-in Rape Crisis Center, advocacy, individual trauma-informed counseling, support groups, transitional housing, a 24-hour crisis line for persons in any type of crisis, education and referrals, a suicide hotline, bullying, teen dating violence and domestic violence prevention programs, and a check-in call service for elderly or disabled homebound persons. Call (765)-288-HELP.
- Day One: Advocacy group for youth that aims to raise awareness for domestic violence and dating abuse. Provide social services and counseling, legal services, community education, and prevention plans for children through adolescents. All services available in English and Spanish.
- Darkness to Light: Organization: Works to educate adults to recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Provides education to raise awareness and reduce stigma. Provides testimony, a blog, and a helpline (also text compatible) to inform individuals about local, state, and national resources. Call 866-FOR-LIGHT or text LIGHT’ to 741741
- Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA): Organization working toward policy change. Provides a list of resources for women of color looking for treatment and organizations in their area.
- Open Door Health Center
- VA Northern Indiana Health Care System
- American Health Network - Muncie
- Delaware County Health Department
- MDLive: Provides 24/7 access to board-certified doctors, counselors, and psychiatrists by mobile app, video, or phone. Availability and pricing is based on insurance plan coverage terms.
- Office on Women’s Health: Provides resources for mental and physical health focused on women. Call 1(800)-994-9662 for additional resources.
- Healthy Women: Offers free self-care tools and services (some specifically directed at managing stress during quarantine)! Covers topics such as pregnancy and parenting, sex and relationships, healthy living, and healthy aging.
- Women’s Healthcare Associates: National women’s healthcare association that provides health resources and information for women.
- Heads Up Guys: Discusses depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation among men and offers articles relating to various mental health topics.
- Men’s Health Network: Organization offering resources to help men and boys live longer, healthier, happier lives. Provides information on male health and offers an online support community.
- Indiana Youth Group: Organization based out of Indianapolis that provides support and resources for LGBTQ+ youth. Currently offering IYG Virtual (remote programming).
- OutCare: LGBTQ Healthcare and resources, mentorship, and LGBTQ-safe providers and support groups (We’re listed here!). Provides a list of resources and groups in Indiana and other states
- The Trevor Project: Organization that provides resources for LGBTQ youth. Call 866-4-U-TREVOR (866)-488-7386 for a free confidential suicide prevention hotline for LGBTQ youth
- National Center for Transgender Equality: Resources and information on transgender rights, health, and other issues.
- Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders (SAGE): Provides resources for health, living, discrimination, and other issues faced by LGBT elders.
- COLAGE: Organization that provides support for people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents and caregivers.
- National Aids Hotline: 1(800)-342-AIDS / 1(800)-344-7432 (Spanish) / 1(800)-243-7889 (TDD)
- The Body: Provides information on HIV/AIDS, living with HIV/AIDS, and treatment and medical care.
- First Aid Kit for Queer Family Holidays (provided by Stanford University and Weiland Health Initiative): A friendly guide for LGBTQ+ and queer-identifying folx that are “going home” during school breaks. Provides advice, numbers for shelters and hotlines, links to affirming messages, and emotional self-care guides.
- Child Welfare Information Gateway: Provides resources and support for family of LGBTQ+ youth.
There is a lot you can do between appointments to continue to take care of your mental and emotional health. Remember, if you need to talk to someone immediately, please take a look at our Community Resources tab and reach out to someone.