Resources

Not Alone Notes and the following resources are not a substitute for treatment from a licensed professional, but many can help you find treatment.

USA Phone Numbers

Suicide Crisis & Lifeline (USA): (new number) 988

Veterans Crisis Line: call 1 (800) 273-8255, and press 1

Crisis Text Line: 741-741 (text “HOME”)

Other Phone Numbers

Suicide Hotlines in Other Countries

(See LGBTQ+ section below)

Prominent OCD Charities

International OCD Foundation

OCD-UK

OCD Action

Treatment and Treatment Tools

Treatment Provider Directory

Questions to Ask a New Therapist

Online Courses and Podcasts

Treatment Through an App

Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRB) Tool

Stigma Busting and Awareness Raising Content

Made of Millions

OC87 Recovery Diaries

A Penny for Your Intrusive Thoughts

OCD Gamechangers

Unstuck: An OCD Kids Movie

The OCD Stories Podcast

Resources for the LGBTQIA+ Community

The Trevor Project (for LGBTQ+ youth) 1-866-488-7386

Trans Lifeline (support for and by transgender people) 1-877-565-8860

Sage (advocacy and services for LGBT+ elders) Hotline: 1-877-360-5428

LGBT National Help Center

LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564

LGBT National Youth Hotline: 800-246-7743

Pride Institute (substance use treatment)

True Colors United (houselessness support)

Resources for BIPOC Mental Health

Therapy for Black Girls

Black Mental Health Alliance

The Okra Project

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective

OCD-focused Blogs

IOCDF Blog

Morgan’s Blog, My OCD Voice

Shala Nicely’s blog

Body-focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)

Picking Me Foundation

TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors

Tourette Syndrome 

Tourette Association of America

Tourettes Action UK

OCD and Substance Use

Riley’s Wish Foundation

Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PANDAS)/
Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)/
Autoimmune Encephalitis (AE)

PANDAS Network 

PANDAS Physicians Network

Youth-specific Resources

On Our Sleeves

Other Mental Health Organizations

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

National Eating Disorders Association

Active Minds (college campuses)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Child Mind Institute