Community based resources that are free to you. Please keep us informed of changes or additions.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 800-273-8355 toll-free
Crisis Text Line - text 741741 from anywhere in the US
Mobile Crisis Unit - 1-855-CRISIS-1 (855-274-7471)
AL Department of Mental Health - A variety of services and links
NAMI Alabama - Provides support groups and connects families
Mental Health America Alabama - Mental health resources and referrals
Crisis Center - Birmingham - Services that promote coping, emotional health and well-being in Central Alabama (Blount County, Jefferson County, St. Clair County, Shelby County and Walker County)
Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association - Find a psychiatrist
Alabama Psychological Association - Find a psychologist
Alabama Department of Mental Health (This link should also provide you with a list of Community Mental Health Centers in your area.)
Mental Health America in Kentucky: Improve the accessibility and quality of mental health services in Kentucky through advocacy with local, state and federal policy-makers, education, and promotion of research-based practices among providers.
NAMI Kentucky: Works across a broad array of policy and advocacy issues to advocate for effective and timely treatment to help prevent suicides, violence, homelessness, and incarceration.
Kentucky Suicide Prevention Group: Decreasing suicide deaths and attempts through advocacy, education, training and evaluation.
Mental Health America of the MidSouth (TN east of Memphis and west of Crossville) - mental health screening and resource referral
TN Mental Health Consumers Association - promotes recovery and community through peer support, education and advocacy.
NAMI Tennessee - provides mental health support groups and connects families
TN Suicide Prevention Network - suicide prevention
TN Association of Community Mental Health Centers - can help you locate care in your community
Memphis Addiction Help - West TN locator for addiction treatment
Nashville Psychotherapy Institute - Online directory of therapists
The Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug & Other Addiction Services (TAADAS) - focused on providing addition services. Also offers REDLINE: 800-889-9789
TN Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) - Peer services for those needing housing, employment, education, training and general assistance.
My Health Care Home - Directory of TN Charitable Clinics
TN Disability Pathfinder - Searchable database of resources
Recovery Within Reach - Web site exploring recovery from Mental illness, including resources, housing, art, peer stories and links.
NeedyMeds - Provides free information on patient assistance programs. Their lists of programs are updated regularly. You can search for assistance by drug name, diagnosis, and more. Needy Meds also offers a free discount drug card.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance - Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free. PPA offers a single point of access to more than 475 public and private programs, including nearly 200 offered by pharmaceutical companies.
Patient Advocate Foundation - Provides patients with arbitration, mediation, and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness.
RxAssist - Online resource center with information about patient assistance programs, Medicare Part D, programs for low cost medications and other issues related to pharmaceutical access.
Together Rx Access - Helps uninsured get immediate savings on hundreds of prescription products at their local pharmacy.
Meal Train - Online tool to organize meals for a loved one with the help of family and friends. Features include an interactive online calendar, alerts and reminders, and the ability to list meal preferences and allergies.
Take Them a Meal - Create a customized online signup sheet that makes it easy for friends and family to coordinate meal preparation and delivery. The site also offers recipes.