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.

Sadhana Singh – Program & Comms Manager at TheDream.US

“You want to give yourself, but you also must give to yourself.”

“It’s an additional burden that your immigration status has over you. The temporary, uncertain nature of it…that makes your life day-to-day sometimes a struggle mentally.” 

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. Lifeline ofrece 24/7, gratuito servicios en español, no es necesario hablar ingles si usted necesita ayuda. Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454.

  • Anxiety & Depression Association of America offers a free community that is a safe space for those 16 years of age and older affected by anxiety and depression to talk to others who truly understand. Click here to join the community and connect with others.
  • Informed Immigrant has connected the undocumented immigrant community with the information and resources they need to become empowered. Click here for resources and here for resources specific to COVID-19.
  • Latinx Therapy is an organization working to break the stigma of mental health related to the Latinx community. Click here to listen to podcasts, search for a mental health professional and more for the Latinx community.
  • Mental Health America – Click here for important information and resources for Latinx mental health and here to download the 2020 back to school toolkit from Mental Health America.
  • The Dream.US works to provide immigrant youth who came to this country without documentation the ability to go to college. Click here to to learn more about Dream.US and here for information on how to apply for a scholarship.
  • Set to Go is a program from The Jed Foundation (JED) built to help teens prepare for the transition out of high school. Click here for information for students to help you navigate your transition out of high school and onto the next step. Click here for the Love is Louder action center for self-care tips and how to protect your mental health.
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Call 1-800-487-4889 for information in English and Spanish. Click here to view the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator to find mental health or substance use support in your area.

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