Mental Health Resources

GENERAL

Mental Health America


Visit Mental Health America’s site for information on mental health, getting help, and taking action. MHA also has a local chapter located in Lafayette. MHA Wabash Valley Region provides tons of resources, including a crisis center, mental health navigator services, support groups, and mental health screenings.




Mental Health Screenings


Visit Mental Health America's screening tools page to take a screening for several diagnoses/problem areas.




Self-Compassion


Self-compassion is essential to overall wellbeing. Self-compassion is kind of like giving yourself permission to provide yourself with the *same* care and kindness that you would provide your best friend or the person you love the most. These resources will help you learn more about self-compassion and ways to love yourself and be patient with yourself:




Self-Care Assessment Guide


Gauge your feelings and get helpful tips with this interactive flowchart! You Feel Like Shit - An Interactive Self-Care Guide





DEPRESSION

Mental Health Screenings


Visit Mental Health America's screening tools page to take a screening for several diagnoses/problem areas.




MoodGYM


MoodGYM has been evaluated in a scientific trial and found to be effective in relieving depression symptoms if people work through it systematically. This website uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) methods to teach people to use ways of thinking that can help prevent depression. This service costs $27 for 12-month access.





ANXIETY

Mental Health Screenings


Visit Mental Health America's screening tools page to take a screening for several diagnoses/problem areas.




International OCD Foundation


The International OCD Foundation website includes information about obsessive-compulsive disorder, including information about effective treatments, how to find a health professional who has experience treating the disorder and links to other helpful websites.




Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)


ADAA promotes the early diagnosis, treatment, and cure of anxiety disorders.




Grounding Exercises


Grounding helps keep someone in the present instead of dissociating, daydreaming, becoming distracted, or shutting down.





CRISIS/EMERGENCY

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


1-800-273-TALK (8255) https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/




Purdue University CAPS


For Purdue University students only. Clinicians are available during business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 am - 5 pm). You may walk in to CAPS' PUSH location to be seen by the therapist on duty. Or you may call CAPS at 765-494-6995 and press 1 to speak to a clinician over the phone for consultation, stabilization, and/or referral.




Crisis Text Line


Text or web chat to receive support, 24/7. Text 741741 or visit crisistextline.org




National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Spanish - Ayuda en Español)


1-888-628-9454 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/en-espanol/




Trans Lifeline


Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers. Call us if you need someone trans to talk to, even if you’re not in crisis or if you’re not sure you’re trans. 877-565-8860 oprima 2 para hablar con unx operador en español. translifeline.org




Trevor Lifeline


For LGBTQ+ & youth Text: 678678 Call: 866-488-7386 https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help/




Sycamore Springs


Sycamore Springs, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is a 24-hour mental health and addiction treatment center that offers assessment, hospitalization, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient program services.





SUPPORT GROUPS

Al-Anon and Alateen


Al-Anon and Alateen provide information and support for the family members and friends of people with alcohol problems.




Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance


Use the Find a Support Group Near You tool on the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance website to find out if a support group is meeting in your area. These are peer-led support groups. They also have online support groups, which are free of charge.




Eating Disorders Anonymous


Following the 12-step approach used by Alcoholics Anonymous, Eating Disorders Anonymous can help people struggling with eating disorders. The website lists meetings nationwide.




Narcotics Anonymous & Alcoholics Anonymous


Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous include information on support groups for drug and alcohol addiction in your area.




Overeaters Anonymous


Following the 12-step approach used by Alcoholics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous can help people struggling with compulsive eating and binge eating. The website lists Overeaters Anonymous meetings nationwide.




Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)


Use the ADAA mental health support group directory to find groups near you that address generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, panic disorder, various phobias, and more.




National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)


NAMI support groups are peer-led and offer participants an opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other attendees.




Mental Health America support groups


MHA Wabash Valley Region has several support groups that are available in our community. Check out the listing here.




American Foundation for Suicide Prevention


AFSP lists US and international suicide bereavement support groups as a public service to loss survivors. A list of groups can be found here.




Friends for Survival


https://friendsforsurvival.org/ provides peer support services that comfort, encourage, and educate those in grief. They run monthly peer support meetings for individuals experiencing grief after a suicide death.





THERAPY

Psychology Today


Psychology Today is an online searchable database of mental health professionals. You can narrow your search by location, insurances accepted, treatment types, areas of expertise, etc.




LiveHealth Online Psychology


LiveHealth Online is a telehealth platform that hosts physicians, psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, and more. You can connect with a provider who is licensed in your state and schedule ongoing appointments with them. This normally takes place of traditional therapy or psychiatric services, and you can sometimes get connected with a provider much sooner than you might be able to with a provider in town.




Mental Health Navigator Services


Mental Health Navigator is a free program that connects individuals and families seeking mental health and/or substance use services with appropriate mental health professionals and support services in the greater Lafayette area.





MEDICATION

Psychology Today


Psychology Today is an online searchable database of mental health professionals, including psychiatrists. You can narrow your search by location, insurances accepted, treatment types, areas of expertise, etc.




LiveHealth Online Psychiatry


LiveHealth Online is a telehealth platform that hosts physicians, psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, and more. You can connect with a provider who is licensed in your state and schedule ongoing appointments with them. This normally takes place of traditional therapy or psychiatric services, and you can sometimes get connected with a provider much sooner than you might be able to with a provider in town.




Mental Health Navigator Services


Mental Health Navigator is a free program that connects individuals and families seeking mental health and/or substance use services with appropriate mental health professionals and support services in the greater Lafayette area.




American Health Network - Family Medicine


This is a medical practice located in Lafayette, IN that is currently accepting new patients and will prescribe psychotropic medications. All insurances accepted. As of 11/10/21, Dr. Alison Wright, Dr. Matthew Nettleman, and Cacia Wilson NP are accepting new patients. 3743 Landmark Drive Lafayette IN 47905 Phone: 765-448-4511 Fax: 765-447-8375





SLIDING SCALE/LOW FEE

OpenPath Collective


OpenPath Collective is a national nonprofit that helps connect you to therapists who have slots devoted for low-fee services. Service costs range between $30 and $60 for individual therapy and between $30 and $80 for couples/family sessions.




Purdue Psychology Treatment and Research Clinics


The PPTRC is a psychology clinic operated by the Purdue University Clinical Psychology program. Services are available to children, adolescents, and adults who struggle with a wide range of difficulties. For all three clinics, there is a standard fee of $25 for the first session. Fees for any additional assessment and treatment are determined on a sliding-scale basis, according to your ability to pay. Adult Services Clinic is for adults of all backgrounds who would like help in coping with stress, low mood, anxiety, trauma, managing relationships, and a variety of other difficulties. The adult services clinic offers individual therapy, couples therapy, and skills groups. Child Behavior Management Clinic helps the families of children who frequently have problems staying focused and paying attention, controlling behavior, and getting along with others. The program centers on teaching parents skills that will guide their children to better behavior and improve relationships within the family. Assessment Clinic provides both brief and comprehensive psychological assessments for children and adults from the community who want to understand different aspects of their behavior or experiences. Areas assessed may include cognitive functioning, adaptive behavior, personality, and social-emotional functioning.




Purdue Counseling and Guidance Center


The Counseling and Guidance Center is the counseling service and training facility for graduate counseling psychology students in-training who are supervised by faculty from the Counseling Psychology Program. Services are available for University students and staff, to high school students, and to adults in the community at large, seeking personal growth as well as assistance with a variety of career and personal concerns. There is no charge for either the individual counseling services, tests or inventories that might be administered as part of the counseling process.





APPS

One Mind PsyberGuide


One Mind PsyberGuide provides lists and reviews of mental health apps, sorted by condition.




Calm


The Calm app rovides relaxation and meditation to help improve your sleep and reduce stress with music and melodies.




Headspace


Headspace offers simple and easy-to-use guided meditations. Free trial, followed by subscription-based pricing.




InsightTimer


InsightTimer is a free app for sleep, anxiety, and stress.




Woebot


Woebot is a clinically-evaluated tool that helps you check in, evaluate your mood, and practice techniques you're learning in therapy. Includes symptom and severity tracking, evidence-based therapy techniques, brief processing and communication tools, as well as gratitude journaling.




Apps for Organization & Time Management






TOOLS & STRATEGIES

Meditation


Meditation is simple and readily available to everyone. It can reduce stress, increase calmness and clarity, and promote happiness and well-being.

  • How to Meditate: Not sure where to start? This article provides information on what meditation is, how to make it a habit, and provides meditation exercises to try.
  • Guided Meditations: play the audio or download the transcript for each meditation. Added bonus - meditations are available in 15 different languages!
  • RAIN Meditation: a guided meditation to help you deal with difficult emotions




Relaxation Strategies





Grounding Exercises


Grounding helps keep someone in the present instead of dissociating, daydreaming, becoming distracted, or shutting down.




Breathing Exercises


Breathing exercises can provide a sense of calm and improve mood.





WORKSHEETS

Studying/Academics





Anxiety





Depression