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Looking for a therapist is not a one size fits all situation. Attempt to find someone who specializes in the care you are looking for as well as someone who makes you feel comfortable. Check out the linked article and podcast for more information.
The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) is a unique suicide risk assessment tool that supports suicide risk assessment through a series of simple, plain-language questions that anyone can ask and provides guidance on steps to take to ensure the right level of support is provided. There are a range of screening tools that can be administered by friends, teens, parents, law enforcement, first responders, mental health professionals, and medical providers at The Columbia Lighthouse Project
Friends and Family Risk Assessment link- The Columbia Protocol for Families and Friends
You can call or text any of these hotlines at any time of day, free of charge, whether in crisis or wanting some support.
For even more resources check out: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Therapy for Black Girls: Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: List of comprehensive resources and support systems available.
Wisdom of Trauma Resources Science and Nonduality: Wisdom of Trauma Documentary and Resource Guide
Give an Hour: A nonprofit with a focus on Access to Care, Culture Change, & Mental Health Literacy
Open Path Collective: A nonprofit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office and online mental health care—at a steeply reduced rate—to individuals, couples, children, and families in need.
To Write Love on Her Arms: To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: NCTSN was created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Children’s Health Act to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events. This unique network of frontline providers, family members, researchers, and national partners is committed to changing the course of children’s lives by improving their care and moving scientific gains quickly into practice across the U.S.
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