If you find yourself wanting to care for your mental wellness, Westlight is here for you.
If you or someone you love finds themselves in crisis, here are some resources:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call or text 988 or chat via 988lifeline.org.
NAMI [National Alliance on Mental Illness]: Helpline (800) 950-NAMI (6264) M-F, 7am-7pm PST for free mental health info, referrals, and support or find their local help numbers at www.namiglac.org.
Teen Line: A nonprofit, community-based organization where teens help other troubled teens address
their problems. Call (310) 855-HOPE or (800) TLC-TEEN from 6pm-10pm PST. You can also text TEEN to 839863 between 6pm-9pm PST. Find out more at teenline.org.
Trevor Project Lifeline: Provides LGBTQ youth and allies in crisis or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk. Call (800) 488-7386. For more info go to thetrevorproject.org
If you or someone you know is exploring the idea of therapy, here are some professionals who might join you on your journey:
Changing Tides is a program of Little Tokyo Service Center for AAPI youth and young adults. Their vision is "to normalize mental health in our community through events, services, outreach, education, and open conversations." To find a directory of therapists and resources for eating disorders, substance abuse, and emotional support, go to thechangingtides.org.