Mental Health Resources

While journaling can have positive mental health benefits for some people, this project is not intended to treat any mental illnesses or mental distress. If you or someone you know has been struggling with the stress, isolation, or other emotional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage you to get help. Here are some resources to help get you started.

General Mental Health (resources available in different languages)
Recursos en Español
Substance Use
Teen Mental Health
Senior Mental Health 
Parent Resources + Postpartum Support
Multimedia Resources
  • Healthline Media, a series of podcasts on various topics relating to mental health.
  • Dart Center Resources, various multimedia resources for a variety of mental health topics including PTSD, children & youth, refugees, etc. 
  • SAMHSA, multimedia resources on mental health topics provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • NIMH, featured podcasts on mental health topics
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) video resource library
  • 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Call or text 988 or chat
  • 1-800-662-4357 SAMHSA’s National Helpline: confidential treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. 
  • Trevor Project’s TrevorLifeline (1-866-488-7386): speak with trained, non judgemental counselors for young people who are in crisis or feeling suicidal - especially those who identify as LGBTQ+
  • 1-800-273-TALK (8255) National Suicide Prevention Hotline: a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.