Additional Resources

Here are some additional resources if you need help managing a mental illness. There is absolutely no shame in asking for help.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (U.S.) – 1-800-273-8255


The National Institute of Mental Health 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – 1-800-622-HELP (4357)

Mental Health America

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • NAMI has numerous local chapters. Be sure to check with your local chapter to identify additional local resources that might be available.


Not OK App

The Dark Tales Project App

This list will hopefully continue to grow and evolve as new resources are found. If anyone has specific suggestions, feel free to forward them to me at


Maybe You Should Talk to Someone – by Lori Gottlieb

Trauma Stewardship – by Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky

The Body Keeps the Score – by Bessel Van Der Kolk


Daddying with Depression