Mental Health Resources
The following organizations and services are based in the Southeast Michigan area.
University of Michigan Depression Center Toolkit
This resource "provides information, tools, support, and resources to guide you through your mental health journey. The Toolkit offers help to people who are experiencing problems with mood, problems with stress/anxiety, those who have been recently diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder, and those receiving treatment for mood disorders" (U-M Depression Center).
Washtenaw Cares "seeks to improve quality of life and increase personal fulfillment for all of our community members, particularly during challenging times, including crisis, and for those that may be dealing with ongoing conditions. Service information and crisis services and supports are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays" at (734) 544-3050 (Washtenaw Cares).
University of Michigan Psychiatric Emergency Services
Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) provides "emergency/urgent walk-in evaluation and crisis phone services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for people of all ages. The following services are provided; psychiatric evaluation, treatment recommendations; crisis intervention; screening for inpatient psychiatric hospitalization and mental health referral information" (U-M Psychiatric Emergency Services).
University of Michigan Psychiatric Outpatient Services
The University of Michigan Outpatient Psychiatry program is "designed as a consultation service. We offer every patient thorough evaluation and treatment recommendations tailored to their unique needs, but we are not able to provide ongoing care for many of who we evaluate.
We will suggest referral options in your community based on our treatment recommendations" (U-M Psychiatric Outpatient Services).
St. Joe's Behavioral Health
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System provides a "continuum of behavioral health services that address the physical, psychological and social aspects of well-being and meeting the specific needs of patients and their families" (St. Joe's).
OK2SAY is "the student safety program which allows students to confidentially report tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at school students, school employees, and schools. It uses a comprehensive communication system to facilitate tip sharing among students, parents, school personnel, community mental health service programs, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and law enforcement officials about harmful behaviors that threaten to disrupt the learning environment" (OK2SAY).
Coping with COVID-19
Trails provides a collection of resources to help you manage with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following resources are available anywhere in the United States:
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. 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.
Mental health problems don't only affect adults. Children, teens and young adults can have mental health problems, too. In fact, three out of four people with mental health problems showed signs before they were 24 years old.