Mental Health Advocacy And Legal

Legal Services Corporation provides civil legal aid to low-income Americans. Use their website to find programs in individual states. Scroll to the bottom of their website to find locate legal aid near you

National Bar Association provides a directory of state and local bar associations to help find legal representation

National Disability Rights Network protects the civil rights of individuals with disabilities, particularly in hospitals and state prison systems. Click on the map on the right-hand side of their website to locate the agency near you


Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous Online Intergroup

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Phone Meetings

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) provides information on prevention, treatment and symptoms of anxiety, depression and related conditions (240-485-1001)

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) provides information and referrals on ADHD, including local support groups (800-233-4050)

COVID Recovery Iowa provides free in-person, video, and chat counseling sessions and assistance to Iowans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic (1-844-775-WARM)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) provides information on bipolar disorder and depression, offers in person and online support groups and forums (800-826-3632)

International OCD Foundation provides information on OCD and treatment referrals (617-973-5801)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1-800-950-6264, [email protected]. NAMI operates an emergency mental health hotline Monday–Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. Operators can provide information about mental illness and refer callers to treatment, support groups, family support, and legal support, if needed.

National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED) provides up-to-date, reliable and evidence-based information about eating disorders (800-931-2237)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): (866) 615-6464. This organization has a variety of methods for you to communicate with knowledgeable people about mental health issues. In addition to the phone line, there is a live online chat option. These resources are available Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.

Rosecrance Recovery (712) 217-0419. Offers comprehensive, individualized treatment for substance use and mental health disorders through residential and outpatient programs.

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA) offers Schizophrenia Anonymous self-help groups and toll-free teleconferences (240-423-9432)

Sidran Institute helps people understand, manage and treat trauma and dissociation; maintains a helpline for information and referrals (410-825-8888)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): (800) 662-4357. SAMHSA runs a 24-hour mental health hotline that provides education, support, and connections to treatment. It also offers an online Behavioral Health Treatment Locator to help you find suitable behavioral health treatment programs.

Treatment and Research Advancements for Borderline Personality Disorder (TARA) offers a referral center for information, support, education and treatment options for BPD (888-482-7227)


Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7 crisis intervention, safety planning and information on appear on a phone bill. The text line also provides services and support if you are upset, scared, hurt, frustrated, or distressed. (800-799-7233)

Sioux County Area Domestic Violence Resources

Regional National Mental Health Resources and hotlines


Financial Assistance

Allsup provides non-attorney representation when applying for SSDI (800-279-4357) provides specific information about coverage options in your state, including private options, highrisk pools and other public programs (800-318-2596) provides information on state and local assistance programs, charity organizations and resources that provide help paying bills, mortgage assistance, debt relief and more

NeedyMeds provides information on available patient assistance programs (800-503-6897)

Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying individuals without prescription drug coverage get the medications they need


Finding Mental Health Treatment

HelpWhenYouNeedIt.Org over 350,000 lisitng for social services, mental health, substance use, legal and financial assistance.

Psychology Today offers a national directory of therapists, psychiatrists, therapy groups and treatment facility options

SAMHSA Treatment Locator provides referrals to low-cost/sliding scale mental health care, substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment (800-662-4357)



National Parent Helpline ® 1-855-427-2736
24 Hour Parent Helpline: 1-888-435-7553
Crying Baby Hotline: 1-866-243-2229
Fussy Baby Warmline: 1-888-431-BABY
Boystown Crisis Line – 1-800-448-3000
Parents Helping Parents – 1-800-632-8188
Childhelp Hotline – 1-800-422-4453


Suicide And Crisis

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention provides referrals to support groups and mental health
professionals, resources on loss, and suicide prevention information (888-333-2377)

Crisis Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741. Specialized crisis counselors are just a text message away on this free, confidential 24-hour support line. To further protect your privacy, these messages do not ap

Mental Health America Hotline: Text MHA to 741741. Mental Health America is a nationwide organization that provides assistance through this text line. You will be linked to someone who can guide you through a crisis or just provide information.

National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7 crisis intervention, safety planning and information on appear on a phone bill. The text line also provides services and support if you are upset, scared, hurt, frustrated, or distressed. (800-799-7233)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255. Crisis intervention and free emotional support are available, which is helpful when you need confidential assistance during a time of emotional distress for you or a loved one. The helpline is open 24/7, and a live online chat is available as well.


COVID-19 Anxiety and Mental Health

Department of Human Services

Disaster Distress Hotline: text TalkWithUs to 66746. Call 1-800-985-5990 Resources for Families

Iowa Department of Public Health How to Cope with Anxiety about Novel Coronavirus

Child Mind Institute: Supporting Families during COVID-19


Sioux County Area Mental Health Resources and Providers

Regional National Mental Health Resources and hotlines