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Mental Health Resources for Parents

Phone Numbers


Provides free and confidential information and referral for mental health services, help with food, housing, employment, counseling, and more.


Child-Help USA

Crisis line assists both child and adult survivors of abuse, including sexual abuse; also provides treatment referrals.

1-800-4ACHILD; 1-800-422-4453


National Alliance on Mental Illness

HelpLine 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention


FINDINGbalance® Inc.


Know the Signs


Mental Health America


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)


National Institution of Mental Health (NIMH)


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


U.S. National Library of Medicine


Walk In Our Shoes

Mental Health Provider Referrals

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Provides names of APA members in your area. or call 1-888-357-7924


Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Finder


GoodTherapy Worldwide Database


National Association of Medicaid Directors

Can assist in finding a provider who accepts Medicaid.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Online directory of clinical social workers or call 202-408-8600


Network of Care

(Available in 25 states)

Medicare Physician Compare

Assists in finding a physician who is enrolled in Medicare.

Psychology Today’s Therapy Directory


Rehab Locator

Offers a searchable database for drug and alcohol rehab centers or call 1-800-885-4616


Substance Health Information Network (SHIN)

Mental Health Facilities and Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locators or call 1-800-662-4357


The World Federation for Mental Health

Assists people worldwide find mental health services in their area.

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