The Front Porch has many answers to your questions about depression, anxiety and substance abuse. But you may be in search of more information, and we can help. The links below can lead you to more resources that will help you gain a better understanding of depression, anxiety and substance abuse.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a suicidal crisis and needs immediate help please call one of these resources. All are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Memphis Police – (901) 545-2677 OR 911
Mobile Crisis – Adult: (901) 577-9400
The Crisis Center – (901) 274-7477
YWCA Abused Women’s Services – (901) 725-4277
Youth Villages / Youth Mobile Crisis – 1-866-791-9226
TN Adult Protective Services – 1-888-277-8366
24/7 Homeless Hotline – (901) 260-4663
Arkansas Crisis Center - 1-888-Crisis2
The American Association of Suicidology
Physical Abuse & Intimate Partner Violence
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE
Mental Health America
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI is a volunteer, nonprofit, self-help group made up of families, consumers and professionals. It is dedicated to improving services and the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families. In Arkansas, go to namiarkansas.org
1.800.844.0381 In Mississippi, go to www.namims.org
1.800.357.0388 In Tennessee, go to namitn.org
Tennessee Department of Mental Health (TDMH)
The Crisis Line: 1.855.CRISIS1 (855.274.7471)
The TDMH is the state’s mental-health authority and is responsible for system planning, setting policy and quality standards, system monitoring and evaluation, disseminating public information, and advocating for persons of all ages who have a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance.
For the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, go to dmh.state.ms.us
Tennessee Mental Health Consumers’ Association (TMHCA)
The TMHCA provides education and advocacy opportunities that will enhance the quality of life by creating an atmosphere of respect, self-responsibility, honesty and empowerment for mental-health consumers in Tennessee.
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