Explore Your Options!
By: Allie McLaughlin
Feeling stuck, lost, and alone is a common feeling that comes and goes for most people. Unfortunately, for some, that feeling sticks around for a while. The goal for this post is to increase awareness of mental health and educate people that are personally struggling and/or facing challenges when trying to support a loved one, that there are options out there!
Immediate Risk: If you are at risk to harm yourself or others, please call 911 or go to your nearest Hospital. There is no judgement or shame in making this decision. You are warrior that has the strength to seek help!
In a crisis? – Talk to a trained professional to assist you with making a plan for your current needs to ensure safety and remind you that you ARE supported and ARE NOT alone.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800/273-TALK (8255)
Cincinnati Local Crisis Hotline (513) 281-2273
Go to: www.aacincinnati.com/meetings to find a meeting near you!
Go to: www.nacincinnati.com/index.php/meetings to find a meeting near you!
Needing a counselor?
It’s okay if Cincinnati Renewed Wellness isn’t your perfect fit! We advocate and support our clients to make informed decisions regarding their care. Growth and progress in counseling starts at the therapeutic relationship. Find someone that fits YOUR needs! Check out www.psychologytoday.com/us
Are you or a loved one living with mental illness? The National Alliance on Mental Illness is an incredible resource. They provide education, support groups, and community connection around mental illness. They have helped countless families create a stronger foundation through education, understanding of the illness, skills to manage, and tools to move forward. Check out: www.namiswoh.org
Never forget that you have options. You are not alone. If you are unsure what to do or where to go next, feel free to give us a call.