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A Podcast About Mental Health

Get Help

So, you're not feeling too great. That's okay, we're here for you.


Let's first make sure you're safe. Have you already done something to hurt yourself? If so, take a deep breath and call:





No? That's good to hear. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. It's free, confidential, 24/7, and designed just for you.





Don't want to talk on the phone? We get it, it can be scary. You can chat online with a trained counselor anytime:


Lifeline Crisis Chat




Or if you're a teen, call, text, or email:


Teen Line



Not thinking of suicide, but still need support? Check out this list of phone lines offering peer support, designed to be there for you before you're in a crisis:


Talk Lines



Or if you prefer to write out your thoughts:


7 Cups of Tea





Think you're ready to reach out for help in person? Give yourself a hug—that's a big step to take, and you'll be glad you did. To start your search for options, visit:



Healthy City



You can also call and ask your insurance company directly. No insurance? Don't worry—there are plenty of options for the uninsured, too.



And if you're looking for more stories like those found on The Dark Place, check out these other great podcasts:


The Mental Illness Happy Hour


Wrestling with Depression



There are others out there who feel just like you, and many more who have already gotten the help they deserve. Start your road to a brighter place today.

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A Mental Health Podcast

© 2015 by JOEL KUTZ

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