Support and Organizations
If you’re currently experiencing a crisis and need someone to talk to, you can call or chat with the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
Visit Warmline to speak to a peer in recovery.
Allies Everywhere is a crowd-sourced information hub and virtual community center for marginalized groups in society.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a great resource for all things mental health. They offer local support groups as well as an annual fundraising walk.
Psychology Today offers an extensive database of psychiatrists, therapists, and support groups all around the United States, Canada, and the UK. You can filter by specialty including specific mental and physical illnesses and disabilities.
Suffering the Silence is a wonderful organization dedicated to leveraging the power of art, media, and storytelling to raise awareness and break the stigma surrounding the life experience of people living with chronic illnesses and disability.
The US Pain Foundation funds education, advocacy, research, and support groups for people living with chronic pain.
The National Vulvodynia Association (NVA) has been dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for women with chronic vulvar pain for more than 20 years. This is an area of healthcare and chronic pain that is underfunded and under-researched, affecting millions around the world.
Literary Magazines, Publications, and Podcasts