Useful Links

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  • If you or someone you know is in a crisis or having suicidal thoughts, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. This number is staffed 24 hours a day with no exclusions.  This number provides free and confidential emotional support to those in emotional distress.
  • You can also text HOME to 741741 to be connected with the Crisis Text Line.
  • offers services for youth that need counseling, housing, or substance use treatment. They can be reached by calling 1-877-652-7624.
  • NJ Hopeline offers 24/7 counseling support and can be reached by calling 1-855-654-6735.
  • Click here  to find a Mental Health First Aid course near you! Highly recommended from Panelist Kimme Carlos.
  • Psychology Today has many great articles that cover a wide range of topics related to mental health.
  • NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to helping Americans affected by mental illness.
  • For those requesting further information about T-Kea Blackman’s book or podcast please visit her website She also has additional resources listed that you may find useful.
  • Live Another DayLive Another Day was founded with the purpose of providing equal access to life-saving resources. They offer dozens of resources for finding help for mental health and substance use

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