Seeking professional help for my anxiety was the best thing I ever did. If you are having destructive thoughts, thoughts about harming yourself or others, or if you feel like your anxiety or depression is impacting your daily life, PLEASE reach out. And don’t stop reaching out until you get the help you need. Your life may feel messy, but you are a miracle. Believe it!
Resources That Helped Me
- Celebrate Recovery: Free, Christian and Available Nation-Wide
- Counseling: St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute | Find a Local Option For You
- Psychiatry: St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute | Find a Local Option For You
- Life Coaching: Stephanie Haynes (Virtual Coaching Available)
- Christian Anxiety Support in St. Louis Area: Fearless Women
Get Immediate Help
If you are in crisis, and need immediate support or intervention, call, or go the website of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255). Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. If the situation is potentially life-threatening, call 911 or go to a hospital emergency room.
Find a Health Care Provider or Treatment
For general information on mental health and to locate treatment services in your area, call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Referral Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357). SAMHSA also has a Behavioral Health Treatment Locator on its website that can be searched by location.
May you know you are greatly loved and never alone,