What's the Tea on Virtual Mental Health?Checkable Health
Mental health is an important matter, but some people don’t have access to the resources they need. At Checkable, we care about your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. If stress stresses you out, try our five tips on reducing and coping with it. But we know that some circumstances require more effort.
Individuals may struggle to seek a therapist or help because they prefer staying in the comfort of their own homes or receiving care without an in-person office visit. Good news: Telehealth options exist for mental health; you only need a computer, tablet, or smartphone.
Here are some online resources for anyone seeking help or more information:
National nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the addiction crisis in the United States.
Need someone to talk to? 7 Cups offers trained volunteer listeners that are available 24/7 to give emotional support over online chat. You can get ongoing support and guidance from a licensed therapist when you sign up for online therapy.
This online counseling service offers support for whatever you are going through. This is a safe place to talk with a professional counselor to help you understand your feelings and work together to develop the tools you need to get through tough times.
Wellness app for better sleep, meditation, and relaxation. Enjoy soothing sounds, audiobooks, and a variety of techniques to help you get calm.
A mobile app offering discussions, recommendations, and support from like-minded people and a stigma-free environment.
An app making professional therapy accessible, affordable, and convenient — so anyone who struggles with life’s challenges can get help anytime and anywhere.
Talkspace is a user-friendly, subscription-based online therapy company that offers multiple services (including medication management) as well as a variety of communication options. (Some services may be covered by insurance.)
People seek out help for a number of reasons, and you don’t have to wait until there is a crisis to get support. If you’re in a crisis situation and have thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself or others, take action right away. Call a crisis hotline like the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, visit your nearest emergency room, or call 911 and ask loved ones to stay with you. Your safety is the number one priority.
Life is too short to sit in a doctor’s office
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