Knowledge Is Power
A Better You
"Man is made or unmade by himself; in the armory of thought he forges the weapons by which he destroys himself. He also fashions the tools with which he builds for himself heavenly mansions of joy and strength and peace."
Help is available and there is no greater sign of strength than asking for it. Here are a few great resources for you or a loved one to get help:
SAMHSA, as part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, provides research, advocacy as well SAMHSA Treatment Facility Locator: https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/ Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of alcohol, drug and mental health providers.
SAMHSA (The US Substance and Mental Health Services Administration) offers 24-hour free and confidential information to get help and information you need.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Additional resources: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) OR
TEXT TELEPHONE: 1-800-799-4889
MILITARY & VETERANS: 1-800-273-TALK (PRESS OPTION #1)
SUICIDE HOTLINE SPANISH: 1-800-273-TALK (PRESS OPTION #2)
LGBT YOUTH: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
NEED HELP NOW? CALL 911
NIH (National Institute of Health)
NIH is another arm of the US Department of Health and Human Services that houses the following organizations. Their focus is on research to prevent, cure and recover from diseases and other public health issues.