Community Resources

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 substance misuse, domestic violence, LGBTQ, local community services, mental health, traumatic events/natural disasters, and suicide prevention.

BIPOC communities
Click here to download a multi-page list of over 35 national organizations to support BIPOC individuals.

Community services - Search for free or reduced-cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

Crisis resources
Click here to access tip sheets, guides, and videos to cope with traumatic events
Traumatic events are often frightening and upsetting, causing a range of intense physical, emotional, and psychological symptoms. People commonly feel shock and disbelief right after the traumatic event and may have a hard time accepting the reality of what happened.

Substance misuse
Click here to download a three-page list of over 35 national organizations for support with drug addiction and alcoholism.
Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Flyer English | Spanish

Domestic violence
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence - Resources for victims of domestic violence
National Domestic Violence Hotline - Lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224

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 - 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)
Connect Safely - A list of links to various resources for the LGBTQ community.
PFLAG - Information for individuals who identify as LGBTQ, their families, and advocates, and offers local resources and chapters to turn to for support.
The Trevor Project hotline - Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people under 25.
Call 1-866-488-7386
Click here to download a two-page list of over 20 national organizations and resources for LGBTQ+ communities.

Natural disasters, traumatic events, and crisis situations
Click here to download a comprehensive guide with national and state-specific resources for each of the 50 United States.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and support for veterans
Cohen Veterans Network - Quality, accessible, and comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their families regardless of ability to pay. Services are available to any person who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status.
Give An Hour - Free, confidential counseling to military individuals, couples and families, and children and adolescents.
inTransition - Free telephonic coaching program that helps veterans connect with mental health services.
Call 1-800-424-7877
National Center for PTSD - Learn about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from Veterans who've experienced it first-hand. Hear their stories and find out how specific PTSD therapies turned their lives around.
PTSD Foundation of America - It is the mission of the PTSD Foundation of America to stop Veterans from taking their own lives. We do this by taking a whole-person approach and offering evidence-based peer-to-peer mentoring, both on an individual basis and in group settings. In addition, our programs and services are free to the Veterans and their family so that the focus remains on their journey to healing.
Call 877-717-7873
Vets 4 Warriors - Connect with other combat Veterans confidentially by phone by calling the Vets 4 Warriors program.
Call 1-855-838-8255
Veterans Administration (VA) - All VA Medical Centers offer PTSD treatment, even if there is no specific PTSD program. Contact your local VA Medical Center and ask for the Mental Health clinic. Many Vet Centers and VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics also offer PTSD treatment.
Veterans Administration Centers - Free counseling services for combat and victims of military sexual trauma (no records required for MST). The Vet Center offers group, individual, and couples/family counseling and help with any issues related to military service and re-adjustment to civilian life.
Call 877-WAR-VETS (927-8387)
Veterans Administration Transition and Care Management Team (TCM) - TCM serves as a main point of contact for coordinating and accessing mental health services through the VA. Find your regional TCM contact by visiting: VA Transition and Care Management Team Locator.

Suicide and depression
Click to download a multi-page list of over 30 national organizations related to suicide and depression:   English   Spanish

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline operates through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) – Visit the website for resources. Call or text 988 for a direct connection to compassionate, accessible care and support for anyone experiencing mental health-related distress – whether that is thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress. People can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.

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Be sure to check out the Learning Center for informational articles on these topics and many more.

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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