What providers can do in clinical practice to address ACEs and toxic stress to help and protect youth.
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A consumer resource featuring information related to psychological issues affecting your daily physical and emotional well-being.
An American Psychological Association (APA) fact sheet series, “How psychologists can help,” provides insight into how psychologists can help patients manage a range of chronic health conditions.
A Carpinteria Children’s Project handout for adults on how to lower toxic stress.Also Available in: Spanish
A Carpinteria Children’s Project handout for parents and families on how to lower toxic stress and create safe, stable, nurturing environments (english).
Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm ET.
The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.
The nation’s voice of mental health and addiction providers who care for 10 million adults and children.
Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.
Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.
If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.
Find a therapist near you.
This locator can help you find community outpatient, inpatient and residential treatment facilities, including affordable mental health services in your area
The mission of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network is to raise the standard of care and improve access to the services for traumatized children, their families, and communities throughout the United States.