Running is not a replacement for therapy and/or other means of professional help. Here is a list of mental health resources I consolidated.
You can learn more about mental health on the following sites:
- Mental Health Guide for Runners prepared by Rachel Tambling, PhD, LMFT
- The National Institute on Mental Health
- Mental Health – CDC
Suicide Prevention Lifeline – We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
NAMI Help Line – The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.
For more information about Bipolar, check out BPHope.com.
Our Bipolar – Jess Kanotz shares stories about how her life has been shaped by Bipolar I in hopes of reducing the stigma of mental illness.