The people who volunteered to tell their stories in these videos want you to know that mental health struggles and dependence on substances are both more common than most people realize. They are also both treatable and manageable. There is a way through this.
There is help. There is hope.
If you or a loved one are struggling, know that there are people and resources waiting to help you. These videos are a first step. To find help in your area, visit our Local Resources page.
To talk with someone right now, call 1-800-273-8255. Trained professionals are waiting, 24/7, to provide support and walk with you through a crisis moment or simply to guide you to additional resources.