Find Children's Mental Health Resources in Your State

Please select your state to see children's mental health resources in your area.

 

National Resources

Behavioral health services located as close to a patient’s community as possible are ideal so that the treatment plan can include important resources from a child’s natural support system and other community services.


Mental Health Hotlines:

Crisis Lines

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

  • Call or text 988

Crisis Text Line

  • Text "HOME" to 741-741

Online Crisis Network

General Mental Health Concerns/Questions

NAMI National Help Line

  • 800-950-6264 or text “HelpLine” to 62640 or email helpline@nami.org
  • Staffed Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., EST
  • www.nami.org/help

SAMHSA National Helpline

National Parent Helpline

  • 855-427-2736

National Help Line for Substance Abuse 

  • 800-662-4357

National Sexual Assault Hotline

  • 800-656-4673

Child Abuse Hotline

National U.S. Child Abuse Hotline

  • Call or text 800-422-4453 

https://www.childhelphotline.org/

Domestic Violence Hotline

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Call 800-799-7233 or text “START” to 88788
  • thehotline.org

LGBTQIA+

LGBT National Help Center

Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth

  • 866-488-7388

Trans Life

Help Finding Therapy:

Mental Health America

https://www.mhanational.org/finding-therapy

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

https://findtreatment.gov

Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapists

Find a CBT Therapist

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Organizations:

American Psychological Association

https://apa.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Families and Youth (aacap.org)

InfoAboutKids

Effective Child Therapy

Resources for Specific Concerns:

Autism

American Autism Association

Autism Speaks Information Line

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Eating Disorders

National Alliance for Eating Disorders Helpline

  • 866-662-1235

ANAD Hotline

Trauma

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) 

Healthcare Partners

BayCare Health System

Tampa Bay Region, Florida
www.BayCareKidsOnOurSleeves.org

Dayton Children's Hospital

Dayton, Ohio 
(937) 641-3000 x8453
www.childrensdayton.org/onoursleeves

Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Jacksonville, Florida
(904) 202-4339
www.wolfsonchildrens.com