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Living with mental health conditions can be extremely hard, and there are numerous symptoms and warning signs that indicate you should seek help from a medical professional. If you feel as if you may harm yourself or others, it is important to get help right away. Call 911 to talk with emergency service personnel so you can get yourself safely to a hospital a receive care from medical professionals.

There are also other resources in the event of a mental health crisis that can help. These include:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — 1-800-273-8255 — This line is available 24/7 to provide free, confidential support to people in crisis. This lifeline is also available to help you and your loved ones learn more about suicide prevention and other resources you can use in the event of a mental health crisis. An online suicide prevention chat is also 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the United States.
  • Veterans Crisis Line — 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) — The crisis line is for U.S. Veterans, along with their families and friends. Callers are connected with a responder from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs who provide confidential support 24/7 every day of the year. Online chat and text chats (text 838255) are available, as well, to provide veterans and their loved ones with support in hard situations.
  • SAMHSA National Treatment Referral Helpline — 1-800-662-HELP (4357) — This help line provides informational services to people suffering from mental health conditions and substance abuse disorders. Responders are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups and community organizations.

Lehigh Center for Clinical Research


If you are not experiencing a mental health emergency but feel you are in need of treatment for your mental health condition, consider enrolling in a clinical trial at the Lehigh Center for Clinical Research. At Lehigh Center, we conduct safe, clinical trials that allow volunteers to receive free mental health treatment, free study medication and monetary stipends to compensate you for the cost of travel!

For more information, visit our page on our clinical trials to learn more!