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Families and Children Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Links to Health Information

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Find Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings by state

AA meetings online

Al-Anon online

Balanced Mind Foundation (formerly BP Kids) (both online and face-to-face)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (both online and face-to-face)

Mental Health America

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings by location.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

National Federation of Families for Children’s Behavioral Health.

Parenting support group.

Domestic violence online support group.

Resources for specific populations:

African American resources:

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM).

Black Mental Health Alliance.

Black Woman’s Health Imperative.

Black Men Heal.

Asian and Pacific Islander resources:

Asian and Pacific Islander mental health help.

Asian and Pacific Islander addiction help.

Hispanic resources:

Hispanic mental health help.

LGBTIQ+ community resources:

National Center for Transgender Equality.

LGBT National Help Center.

The Trevor Project.

Veterans resources:

Veteran Mental Health Services.

Veteran Resources.

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Resources

Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Chat online via this link

Spanish Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-888-628-9454
NOTE: They also provide the Tele-Interpreters service that can support over 150 languages.
Chat online via this link

Veterans Crisis Line – 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1.
Send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Chat online via this link 

LGBTQ Youth Crisis Line – 1-866-488-7386
Send a text message to 678678 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Chat online via this link

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