ADHD is real and can be overwhelming. You don’t have to deal with it alone. If you need help use one of the services below and get connected with the care you need.
IF YOU ARE IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 911
Call 911 if you or a loved one are in immediate danger. Notify the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency and ask for an officer trained to help people with a mental health condition. FYI – You can call 911 on a locked phone.
24/7 National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
If you are in crisis or just need to talk about suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. It is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline.
24/7 LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-866-488-7386 or text “TREVOR” to 202-304-1200
The Trevor Project provides a national, 24-hr, toll-free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth at 866-488-7386, and also provides an online chat and confidential text messaging—text “Trevor” to 202-304-1200. They are the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people.
NAMI’s FREE Helpline: 1-800-950-6264
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a free HelpLine that provides information, referrals and support. The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues including:
- Symptoms of mental illness
- Treatment options
- Local support groups and services
- Education programs
- Helping family members get treatment
- Programs to help find jobs
- Legal issues
- Recursos en español
Find ADHD resources
Visit the CHADD Resource Directory to search by State to find ADHD professionals, local support groups, and other resources in your area.
Find ADHD professionals in your area
Visit the CHADD Professional Directory to locate professionals, products and services in your area.
Find LGBTQ-friendly therapists and treatment
Check out the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists for numerous resources including a directory of LGBT-friendly therapists.
Use the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association’s Provider Directory to look through a list of inclusive medical providers.
The Pride Institute is an unlocked, LGBT-exclusive facility that offers a residential treatment program, including psychiatric care for depression, anxiety and other conditions that may be related to your ADHD.
(See more LGBTQ resources at: NAMI.org)