Jesus said, “…My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch with Me.” Matthew 26:38 NKJV
Did you know that hopelessness is one of the symptoms of depression and suicide? If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless below are some helpful resources to begin the healing and recovering process back to hope. Please know that you are not alone! There is hope. Even Jesus was “exceedingly sorrowful…even to death.” Sometimes we just need someone to “stay here” with us and listen.
HELP LINE – National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
TEXT MESSAGE – Crisis Text Line
Text – 741741
WEB CHAT – Crisis Chat
1 – Mental Health America
This is my favorite website! It is easy to use, find tools, resources, and support. This also has some useful screening tools that provide resources at the end and allow for anonymity and recovery choice options.
2 – National Alliance on Mental Illness
They offer support group resources, training, education tools, and advocacy.
3 – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
This is a great resource for those who are affected by suicide and their families, friends, and loved ones as well.