Heart & Sole Care Kit

Dear Friend,

If you've reached this page, you likely participated in a hospital pilot program geared towards young people that have attempted suicide or are coping with life amid mental health challenges. We're glad to see you're looking for resources.

 

Trusted Mental Health Resources

Here are a few resources from trusted mental health experts that we have found helpful in navigating the difficult feelings and situations that may come up. 

There’s no shame in asking for supportwe all need help finding our way sometimes. If you can confide in a trusted adult, start there. Know that there are many people out there who care and resources to shed light on these temporary patches of darkness. 

Tips for sharing what you're going through with loved ones

It might be hard to express how you're feeling and how those closest to you can help. These resources might be able to help you: 

If you are in crisis or at risk of hurting yourself, don't suffer alone.

Dial or Text 988 to contact the  

24/7 Suicide Prevention and Crisis Lifeline

 

We know that this period can feel dark, isolating and complicated and that the path to recovery is not always linear. 

Please be kind and patient with yourself during this tender stage of your recovery. Know that it gets better, that you are definitely not alone, and that there are people who are rooting for you. 

 

Additional resources: 

The Jed Foundation 

  • Geared towards teens and young adults 

The Trevor Project 

  • Focuses on mental health for the LGBTQ+ population 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)