Personal & Social Resources

National Resources

Crisis Text Line  Text 741741

24/7 support and information for any type of crisis.

Self-Injury 800-DONTCUT 

Not a crisis line. Referrals for therapy and information about programs.

What Do Anxious Kids Need?

A variety of resources related to anxiety from Harvard's Graduate School of Education 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

A link to handouts regarding a variety of mental health issues

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine 

Links to a variety of resources 800-273-TALK 

A community for teens and young adults to share their stories, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness

The Trevor Project 866-488-7386 

Crisis and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth

Break the Cycle

A resource with information about healthy relationships and teen dating violence.

Local Resources

Mental Health Providers

Click on the above link for a listing of local mental health options. This list is simply a resource and not an endorsement of any particular provider. Providers and offerings may change over time. 

Mobile Crisis 888-573-1006

Mental health emergencies, mobile crisis will come to you and assess crisis needs. 

Self Help Resources 

Western Carolina University's Counseling and Psychological Services department created self help videos on a number of topics.

In crisis and need support? Text the word "safelight" to 20121 or call 828.845.8045

this is a new local crisis hotline where you can get confidential and anonymous support. 

Safelight Crisis Hotline: 828-693-3840 

Hendersonville non-profit agency that provides support for victims of interpersonal violence, sexual assault, and child abuse

St. Gerard House 828-963-4223 

Serving all people touched by Autism

Tapestry 828-884-2475 

Adolescent eating disorder treatment

Only Hope WNC 828-693-5499

Homeless youth resource

Adolescent Parenting Program 828-698-0674, ext. 155

For teens, who are 19 or younger, and are pregnant or parenting for the first time

HELP Resource Guide

The HELP Program provides assistance to homeless students and families to remove barriers to education and ensure academic success in school.