Mental Health

Mental Health Help Resources

If you or someone you know has a mental illness, is struggling emotionally or has concerns about their mental health, there are ways to get help. Use these resources to find help for you, a friend, or a family member.

Community Support Forums

Explore the curated list of Mental Health Forums below, offering a supportive space to share your journey and connect with others who comprehend the challenges you face. Delve into diverse aspects of mental well-being within these communities.

988 (National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline)

Anyone who needs suicide or mental health-related crisis support, or who has a loved one in crisis, can connect with a trained counselor by calling, chatting, or texting 988.

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

Where to Start Book

Where to Start Book

Are you looking for some direction and unsure where to start your mental health journey? Mental Health America’s Where to Start book helps individuals struggling with mental health find some direction and resources.

Using a jargon-free approach, this book provides information on understanding warning signs, symptoms, and options for individuals and their mental health journey.

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a trained responder. The service is available to all veterans and those who support them, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare.

LGBT National Help Center

The LGBT National Help Center provides an online peer-support chat as well as free, confidential counseling over the phone for the LGBT+ community.

Disaster Distress Helpline

Call or text 1-800-985-5990. The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

PSYCH HUB: Mental Health Information & Education

Access “the most expansive library of mental health videos” for free to learn more about various mental health related issues, disorders, treatments, tools, and more.


Backline is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that connects music industry professionals and their families with mental health and wellness resources. We want to build a safer and more supportive music industry by helping our community access quality mental health care providers that understand this line of work.