If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these feelings, contact 211. if someone is feeling anxious and overwhelmed and just wants to talk,” adds L’Herrou.
Professional care and resilience building can help people gain the tools to overcome trauma and difficult times. Increasing awareness of available mental health resources and removing barriers to care are key to creating better mental health in the community.
Dial 2-1-1 or text your postal code to TXT211 (898211) for more information. Calls to 211 are free, confidential and available 24/7. If you or someone you know is having a mental health crisis or thoughts of suicide, dial 2-1-1 and a mobile crisis response team can be dispatched upon request. 211 is also the regional responder for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and the soon-to-be-launched 9-8-8 number.
The mission of the non-profit 211 Helpline is to connect people to services around the clock by understanding their individual emotional, financial and community needs and to support the health and social services system as a whole.
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