Mental Health Resources

Online Mental Health Resources



Top 5 Mental Health Problems Facing College StudentsDepression, Anxiety, Suicide, Eating Disorders, Addiction: This guide helps to identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students and where and when to seek h elp. THE TOP MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES FACING STUDENTS

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP): Dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorder s and those impacted by suicide. AFSP

Crisis Text Line:  Free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Also has links for assistance with dating abuse, human trafficking, cutting/self-injury & other issues. CRISIS TEXT LINE

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA): Information on depression and bipolar disorder. DBSA

Local chapter.DBSA Champaign Urbana

Freedom from Fear: Information about the diagnoses and treatment of anxiety and depression and general advocacy for mental illness. Freedom From Fear

The JED Foundation: Information about suicide prevention and reducing emotional distress for college students. JED

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Provides education, support, and advocacy to all persons living in our community who are affected by mental illness. NAMI

Local chapter.  NAMI Champaign

The National Institute of Mental Health: Information about a wide variety of mental disorders and mental health topics.  NIMH

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24/7 suicide prevention counseling from trained staff at the closest certified crisis center in the network or online. Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Hotline and chatlines available. 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

The Trevor Project: Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services 24/7 to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. The TREVOR Project

Textand chat Trevor Lifelinesare available on the website: 1-866-488-7386


Veterans: 24/7 Veterans Crisis Line for veterans and their families.  1/800-273-8255


Text 838-255

Veterans Crisis Line