When it comes to getting help for mental health-related issues, it can be difficult to know where or who to turn to. The Lyles Brothers Sports Foundation has compiled a list of resources that we find benefit from and stand behind. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions!
The Safe Place: A free smartphone app focused on psychoeducation
and self-care for minority mental health, geared toward the Black
Liberate: A free meditation app designed specifically for the BIPOC
community and led by BIPOC teachers.
MindShift: A free “cheerleader in your pocket” for teens and young
adults with anxiety.
Happify: Free games, activities, and gratitude prompts to help
overcome negative thoughts and improve mood.
Breathe2Relax: A free stress management tool to decrease the
“fight-or-flight” stress response.
Mental Health Directories
LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color Directory
- SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Call: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
Call or Text: 988 or 1-800-273-8255
- Trevor Lifeline for the LGBTQ community: Call 1-866-488-7386, text START to 678678, or contact them through their website.
- National Mental Health Hotline offers free and confidential 24/7 assistance in dealing with a mental health crisis. Call: 1-866-903-3787
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine: 1-800-950-6264 available Monday-Friday, 10 AM-8 PM EST.
- Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network: Call 1-800-656-4673 24/7 for free.
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: Call 1-800-799-7233 or chat online.