COMPLETE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE GUIDE
an inclusive range of mental health resources
INSTRUCTIONS FOR URGENT CARE
If you don’t think you can keep yourself safe right now, ask someone to take you to the nearest emergency room or psychiatric crisis center. Or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifelife at 1-800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741.
MENTAL HEALTH IN AMERICA
Statistics from NAMI
One-half of all chronic mental illness begins by the age of 14; three-quarters by the age of 24.
Nearly 60% of adults with a mental illness didn’t receive mental health services in the previous year.
90% of those who die by suicide have an underlying mental illness. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.
African American & Hispanic Americans used mental health services at about 1/2
the rate of Whites in the past year and Asian Americans at about 1/3 the rate.