More Information

U.S. National Institute of Mental Health

This is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Mental Health

This is a website that contains mental health information.

Mental Health America

MHA is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is the only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

Jed Foundation

The Jed Foundation (JED) empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

This is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of mental illnesses.


Contacts/Hotlines

Carnegie Mellon Mental Health Resources

This is a university resource that provides a safe, confidential environment for students to talk about personal and academic concerns.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

They offer a 24/7 hotline with a trained counselor.

Re:solve Crisis Network

Resolve is a 24-hour, 365-day crisis service. It’s free to all residents of Allegheny County.

Crisis Text Line

This is a 24/7 texting hotline with a trained Crisis Counselor.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental disorders.