If You Are Depressed or Anxious…

Links and Articles

If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts and have a plan and intent,   please call 911 immediately or go to your nearest emergency room.

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International Suicide Prevention and Emergency Numbers 

Finding Hope 

Coping with Anxiety and Stress 


Suicide Prevention Numbers:

United States

UK, Australia, Ireland


Specific groups in the U.S.

  • Veterans U.S. Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255
  • Adolescent U.S. Suicide Hotline 1-800-621-4000
  • Espanol:  U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (ESP)  1-888-628-9454
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing:  U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-799-4889
  • Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Access Services Mobile Crisis Support at 1-855-634-HOPE (4673).

Find Hope …

An Honest Letter To Anyone Thinking About Suicide

How to Gain and Maintain a Mindset of Hope

We are an Optimistic People – Look Beneath Your Depression and Uncover the Truth

Unconditional Love: The Forgotten Source of Hope

“I Gave Up and It Saved My Life”

Cope with Anxiety and Stress…

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)   https://adaa.org/     The source for understanding anxiety, PTSD, depression, and how they are linked.

Anxiety Disorders by Dr. John Grohol – thorough article with helpful links on Psych Central   https://psychcentral.com/disorders/anxiety/

Anxiety Interrupting Your Life? Here’s a Handy Tool Free of Charge

You Get to Not Do That! 5 Keys to Breaking Unwanted Habits 

When It Seems the World Might End. Not Your Typical Blog Post

Find Treatment 

https://www.consumersadvocate.org/online-therapy– What to look for in an online therapist

Online Therapy Reviews: The online therapy review site I like best for its detailed descriptions 

Psychology Todayextensive listings of therapists

Christian Care Connect Find local Christian counselors, coaches, and clinics

The Lighthouse Network: A National Helpline that supports leaders and faith community members in finding faith-based mental health services and supports in their region. 1.844.543.3242 www.lighthousenetwork.org 

Local to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania – Access Services adult and senior peer support Talk-Line  855-715-8255 (855-715-TALK) or Text: 267-225-7785  1:00 p.m.-  9:00 p.m.  7 days per week.

Local to Cleveland OHIO – Suicide or Mental Health Mobile Crisis Help Line  216-623-6888

Local to Cleveland OHIO – “First Call for Help” is a helpline for any other assistance or information  211 or 216-436-2000

How to Know When It’s Time for Professional Help: Part 1, First Clues

How to Know When It’s Time for Professional Help: Part 2, Second Clues

How to Know When It’s Time for Professional Help: Part 3, Third Clues

3 Reasons Why Medications Do Not Always Help