Few years have highlighted the need for accessible mental health resources quite like 2020. Here is our ultimate list of free and affordable online mental health resources to help you cope over the next few months and beyond. If you need treatment for anxiety, depression, or another mental health issue, we can help. Call us or ask a question in the chat box.
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As we brace for more social isolation and uncertainty, online mental health resources have become a lifeline for relieving anxiety, staying connected to friends, and even finding ways to exercise. We’ve gathered the best apps, communities, forums and relief resources for weathering the storm physically, emotionally, and financially. Many of these organizations also provide opportunities to volunteer.
Online Mental Health Resources
A national nonprofit with online addiction education & support.
A health-focused social network with communities for anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues.
Online support group for anxiety, depression, stress, and general mental health run by qualified professionals. Sessions are free, but require a reservation in advance.
Peer-based online forum and support group for anxiety.
Peer-to-peer support group addressing fear and stress associated with anxiety disorders.
Mental Health Forum
Peer-to-peer community for a range of mental health issues, from anxiety to eating disorders.
Free 24/7 chat with volunteer listeners. Monthly online counseling available with a licensed therapist for a fee.
A free, self-guided interactive therapy program for depression.
Mental Health America
A community-based nonprofit with interactive tools to get help for mental illness.
A comprehensive, government-sponsored guide with resources for multiple mental health issues.
Financial Hardship Resources
Need help right now? In many communities, dialing 2-1-1 will connect you with resources to secure basic needs, from food to housing assistance.
Find all available government assistance for which you may qualify.
Request financial assistance for a particular need up to $200.
Need Help Paying Bills
A reference for state benefit programs, rent assistance, debt relief and money management.
A non-profit organization that helps people find assistance to afford their medication.
Smart About Money
Free online courses for saving, health care costs, retirement and more.
Mobile app offering discussions, recommendation, and support from like-minded people and a stigma-free environment.
Free, 24/7 text-based hotline for crisis counseling.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Free 24/7 crisis support
The Trevor Project
Crisis intervention for the LGBTQ+ community
Online crisis network with support from trained, certified volunteers.
Free app for sleep, anxiety and stress.
Wellness app for better sleep meditation and relaxation.
Meditation app to stress less and do more.
Meditation music and personalized wellness recommendations.
Free meditation and sleep app.
Healthy Runners’ Community
Community and forum dedicated to mindful living through mindful running.
Free in-home workout videos.
BodyFit by Amy
Free body-positive workouts for every ability.
Free Online Yoga Classes
A playlist of free meditative yoga classes.
Yoga with Adriene
Free yoga videos for all levels.
Addiction Recovery Resources
Therapy Tribe Addiction Treatment Platform
Community-based addiction support group.
Alcoholics Anonymous Online
Online group meetings.
Alcoholics Anonymous Intergroup
Online meetings directory.
Narcotics Anonymous Online: Never Alone Club
A Narcotics Anonymous group with daily online meetings and 24/7 for support and fellowship.
The e-AA Group
Multi-topic Alcoholics Anonymous forum.
In most cases online addiction resources are a helpful way to continue the recovery process. However, if you are suffering from withdrawal symptoms, it is important to seek professional addiction treatment. If you are concerned about how your addiction may affect your physical and mental health, call us at the number below or start a conversation in the chat box. We offer insights and guidance based on your personal situation.Have questions about addiction?
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