Grades, new roommate situations, girl/guy troubles, drugs & alcohol decisions, you name it. We get it. It’s tough. Please, consider visiting these sites for information, help, chats, inspiration, and most importantly, to know you are not alone in this.
Crisis Text Line
FOR IMMEDIATE HELP, text HOME to 741741
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.
FOR IMMEDIATE HELP, text TEEN to 839863
If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! Call, Text, or Email.
NINE OUT OF TEN
One in ten college students contemplates suicide. Thatmeans Nine out of Ten students, given the knowledge and resources,have an opportunity to help each one who is struggling. The Nine out ofTen website and program empower students with the knowledge andresources to help their friends who may be thinking about suicide.
This is an original program of The Jordan Porco Foundation.
THE JED FOUNDATION
As the nation’s leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, The Jed Foundation is protecting the mental health of students across the country.
By supporting campus based chapters, Active Minds empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking. Consider starting a chapter at your school or join one that already exists.
THE TREVOR PROJECT
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
The Trevor Lifeline: If you need support, please call 866-488-7386.
IT GETS BETTER PROJECT
The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
Reach Out – The Inspire USA Foundation
The Transition Year from The Jed Foundation
An online resource and checklist for selecting and preparing for college developed by the Jed Foundation.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
This online learning lab consists of different modules that can assist colleges and universities with setting goals, planning, and implementing effective suicide prevention programs and trainings. Each module consists of step-by-step guidance, activities, worksheets, and examples to help campuses move forward, overcome challenges, and prevent suicide at their institutions. Learn more, here
The Quell Foundation
The Quell Foundation’s mission is to reduce the number of suicides, overdoses, and incarcerations of people with mental illness. They accomplish this by:
- Encouraging people to share their stories of living with mental illness
- Increasing access to mental health services
- Providing future mental health care professionals with scholarships
Their Lift the Mask documentary is making an impact on college and university campuses across the country. To learn more about their documentary, scholarships, and more, please visit thequellfoundation.org