How to Get Mental Health Help

If you or someone you know has a mental health problem, there are ways to get help. Studies show that most people with mental health problems get better and many recover completely.

Get Immediate Help

People often don't get the mental health help they need because they don't know where to start. Use these resources to find the help you, your friends, or family need.

Coping with Traumatic Events

Learn the six key principles of a trauma-informed approach and trauma-specific interventions to address trauma’s consequences and facilitate healing.

Help for Veterans and Their Families

Current and former servicemembers may face different health issues than the general public and may be at risk for mental health problems.

Health Insurance and Mental Health Services

Mental health services may be available to you through your health insurance plan. Learn more about your coverage and options.

Participate in a Clinical Trial

The National Institute of Mental Health supports research studies on mental health and disorders. Find out more about participating in a clinical trial.