Quick Help Links & Phone Numbers
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
If you want free support by text, contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.
You do not have to be suicidal to use either of these resources. They are meant to provide immediate empathic support for anyone in need. You can also call for yourself if you need support in helping someone you care about.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. Learn more here: https://
The Crisis Text Line “serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text.” Learn more here: https://www.crisistextline.
Find a curated list of educational resources and other supports for depression and addiction at The Columbus Recovery Center: https://www.columbusrecoverycenter.com/depression-resource-guide/. You can also check out https://startyourrecovery.org/ for guidance on recovery from substance misuse, and https://startyourrecovery.org/treatment/rehab-centers/massachusetts for resources specific to Massachusetts.
Mental health and substance resources for BIPOC communities and allies:
- Live Another Day – Extensive information on mental health and substance use resources for People of Color. Their mission is equal access to life-saving resources.
- Detox Local – An excellent resource that features abundant information including mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community.
Please note: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Crisis Text Line, and Columbus Recovery Center, and Start Your Recovery, Live Another Day, and Detox Local, are external organizations that are not affiliated with this website.
If you’re looking for more intensive mental health support…
If you are experiencing life issues that involve suicidality, emergencies,
Realization Process practices can be used as support for trauma repair, as well as depression, anxiety, and as a way to deepen one’s emotional and spiritual well-being (as many alternative healing practices can be). If you are having difficulty with everyday functioning and you want to use Realization Process practices for self-healing, it is strongly recommended that you do so in conjunction with a more primary form of therapy.
If you’re looking for a Realization Process practitioner that is a also a psychotherapist local to you, you can search here at the Realizationprocess.org teachers page. If you are looking for an experiential psychotherapy practitioner, Coherence Therapy is an evidence-informed option that has had success in dispelling a number of symptoms. Find a Coherence Therapy practitioner here.
If you’re looking for a therapist specializing in somatic or spiritual forms of therapy, you might try Psychology Today’s website as well as GoodTherapy.org. If you have financial concerns, you can also try the SAMHSA Treatment Locator. Psychology Today, GoodTherapy, and SAMHSA all have powerful search filters which can help you find the help that you need.
“Never give up. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle