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If you find yourself in need of immediate help, call Emergency Services – 911.

These are examples of situations that you should seek immediate help:

  • Thinking about ending your life or trying to end your life.
  • Feeling scared because you’re experiencing sensations that aren’t real and/or beliefs that can’t possibly be true.
  • Becoming unable to care for yourself, and it’s putting you at risk of serious harm.
  • Experiencing an alcohol or any other drug overdose.
  • Taking a dangerous combination of substances (like medications and alcohol).

Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433), Live Chat or SMS/Text: Text 45645 anytime if you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be. 

For other phone, chat or text support options, visit our Get Support section.

For Families & Caregivers

When young people face challenges it can be hard to know the best way to support them. Foundry empowers families, caregivers, siblings and other loved ones to find the right care and support for young people. In this section, you will find information to assist you in understanding mental health and wellness in young people, identifying signs of mental health difficulties, tips for conversations with your youth or young adult and where to find additional resources and support.

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Kyle’s Story

How Hurricane Katrina helped this amazing young man conquer his social anxiety

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The Family Experience: Tamara’s Story

Tamara Throssell shares her family's experience and how it has impacted her work as Foundry's Family Engagement & Service Provider Liaison

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Joanna’s Story

Joanna struggled with her mental health, but poetry – and a newfound sense of self-love – helped her get through it.

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Julian’s Story

After experiencing a traumatic event, Julian felt like his life had been put on hold, until a newfound purpose pushed him back into action.

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Victoria’s Story

In order to overcome an eating disorder, Victoria had to find her inner warrior. Then she took to social media, hoping to help other women find their own.