Mental Health Resources

Suicide Prevention 
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) - Dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide - https://afsp.org
  • Davidson LifeLine - Supporting suicide prevention and mental health awarene3ss in the Lake Norman and North Mecklenburg community - www.davidsonlifeline.org 
Grief/Loss 
  • Journey of Hearts - Website resource that combines elements of medicine, psychiatry, poetry, prose, and images to provide resources and support to those who have experience loss - www.journeyofhearts.org
  • Hope After Suicide Loss - A peer facilitated support group for anyone 18 years+ who lost a friend or family member to suicide. Meets twice monthly. Contact co-facilitator Jaletta Desmond at hopeafterws@gmail.com or 980-689-0136
Mood Disorders (anxiety, depression, etc.)
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America - education and assistance in locating therapist for specific disorder - https://www.members.adaa.org
  • International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression - Working to shine a poistive light on mental health and eliminate stigma through prevention, research, and education. http://www.ifred.org/  
Addictions 
Gender and Sexuality 
  • Charlotte Transgender Healthcare Group - A multi-disciplinary team of licensed medical and mental health providers who work with gender-diverse individuals of all ages in Charlotte and the surrounding area. https://cthcg.org
  • LGBT National Help Center - Provides free and confidential peer-support and local resources - https://www.glbthotline.org/
Eating Disorders 
  • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) - Provide support for those struggling with eating disorders - http://www.anad.org/
  • National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) - Provides support for individuals and families affected by eating disorders and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures, and access to quality care - http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/