Community Resources

Community resources & support groups

Are you experiencing challenges with something in your life but you don’t know where to turn? Below is a list of hotlines, websites and support groups that you can contact to get help for yourself or a loved one related to alcoholism, domestic violence, drug abuse, LGBTQ, local community services, mental health, traumatic events/natural disasters and suicide prevention.

**Remember, if you are in crisis or considering suicide, or if you or someone you know is currently in danger, please call 911 immediately.**

Alcoholism/alcohol abuse
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    A group of recovering alcoholics who meet regularly to help each other stay sober. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.
  • American Addiction Centers, DrugAbuse.com
    Provides detailed information about substance use support groups for the individual and their family members – the types of groups that are available, benefits of joining and frequently asked questions – as well as links to find a group near you.
Domestic violence
Drugs/opioid abuse
  • Narcotics Anonymous
    A group of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. Membership is open to anyone for whom drugs has become a major problem and who have a desire to stop using.
  • American Addiction Centers, DrugAbuse.com
    Provides detailed information about substance use support groups for the individual and their family members – the types of groups that are available, benefits of joining and frequently asked questions – as well as links to find a group near you.
  • Shatterproof
    A national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the U.S. Provides resources to find the right type of treatment and treatment facilities, support for recovery and education to combat stigma.
Homelessness
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness
    A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to end homelessness in the United States. Provides a list of steps to take to access shelter, food and healthcare in your community. 
  • National Coalition for the Homeless
    Provides resource information for individuals who identify are currently homeless, may become homeless in a few weeks or may become homeless in a few days.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ)
  • The Trevor Project hotline, 1-866-488-7386
    Operates 242/7/265. Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people under 25.
  • PFLAG
    Provides resource information for individuals who identify as LGBTQ, their families and advocates, and offers local resources and chapters to turn to for support.
  • Connect Safely
    A list of links to various resources for the LGBTQ community.
Local community services
  • Aunt Bertha
    Search for free or reduced-cost services like medical care, food, job training and more.
Mental health
  • Mental Health America (MHA)
    Offers a resource page that includes links to local MHA support groups as well as a comprehensive listing of national support groups, other helpful resources and national, toll-free 24-hour hotlines on a variety of topics.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline, 1-800-950-6264
    Helpline operates Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Eastern. Dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Offers support groups nationwide.
Natural disasters, traumatic events and crisis situations
  • MagellanHealth.com/CrisisCommunications
    Provides tip sheet resources and direct links to various topics on Ready.gov to help prepare/respond to many different crisis situations.
  • American Red Cross
    Delivers vital services – from providing relief and support to those in crisis, to helping you be prepared to respond in emergencies. Includes links to find local shelters and other resources.
Suicide prevention and awareness

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This page is for your information only. It is not meant to give medical advice. It should not be used to replace a visit with a provider. Magellan Health does not endorse third-party resources that are mentioned here.

 

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