If you or your friend needs urgent help, call 911 right away. Or even take your friend to the emergency room for assistance. If you feel it’s safe, stay with your friend or find someone to stay with them until help arrives.

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You are not alone, and help is always available. Get immediate support 24/7. Reach out to the Crisis Text Line by texting COALITION to 741741 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s free, and everything you tell them is confidential, unless it’s essential to contact emergency services to keep you or your friend safe.

Amanda Albert – Navy

Amanda served in the US Navy for 6 years as an Aviation Electrician and UAS Operator. Quickly becoming her squadron’s token mural artist, she now has artwork all around the globe. Today, she works as a civilian contractor, deploying while continuing to pursue her passion for art and run her small business from wherever she is.

“There were many instances of crippling depression, anxiety, complete loss of trust for the people closest to me, and even memory loss.”

If you can relate to this storyteller, below are some resources you might find helpful. For immediate text support, reach out to Crisis Text Line by texting COALITION to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor for free 24/7. You can also call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s free and highly confidential, unless it’s essential to contact emergency services to help you or your friend stay safe.

If you are a Veteran, call the The Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1. It is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.

  • Crisis Text Line – If you are struggling with anxiety or want to learn more, click here for a guide for understanding anxiety, symptoms of it, and healthy coping mechanisms.

  • Love is Louder, a project of The Jed Foundation (JED) – If you are facing fear and uncertainty and are looking to be proactive about your mental health, click here to find actionable strategies to help you stay mentally healthy.

  • The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – If you are currently serving in the military, or want to learn how to better understand and support someone who is, click here for exploration of questions that military personnel often ask about resources, disclosure, and mental wellness as one transitions to civilian life.

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