Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources

While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. Mental Health America’s Tools to Thrive series provides information, tips, and practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency regardless of their situations.



Hope for the Day
Mental Health America
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institutes of Mental Health
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Additional mental health and substance use disorder education and resources, including Tools to Thrive.


Find a therapist by patients’ insurance, age, and specific needs:
Psychology Today


Place a referral in Proficient for one of these two behavioral health providers in WKCC’s High Value Specialists (HVS) network:
Best Day Psych
BCBSNC Care Navigators for members: Call 800-755-0798 or place a referral in Blue e


How to Improve Mental Health
A MedlinePlus article with tips and resources.

Promote National Suicide Prevention Month
Conversation guides, social media tools, and resources.

By phone

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Call 988
Text TALK to 741741
Conversation guides, social media tools, and resources for patients and providers.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for crisis and suicide prevention.
Call 988, text 988, or chat


Low or no-cost apps such as Headspace, InsightTimer, and Calm to help you use mental health management strategies.

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