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Performing a search on the internet for information about anxiety and depression can be an ominous task, especially for those that suffer from anxiety. Much of the information you seek is buried deep in the search results. Michael’s Giving H.A.N.D. hopes to ease this challenge by continuously updating this page with trusted sources. Please feel free to contact us with any special requests for information to help direct you to an appropriate source.

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Michael’s Giving H.A.N.D. invites you to use these downloadable resources for your personal and professional needs. We just ask that you credit our organization when referencing our materials.

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Trusted Local Resources

Below are trusted resources that offer valuable information pertaining to mental health conditions:


NAMI Philadelphia

NAMI Philadelphia, provides support groups (including specialized groups) and educational courses for those suffering from mental illness. NAMI is unique in that all of their programs are facilitated by individuals living with mental illness or their family members.


Philly Hope Line

Philly Hope Line provides students from public, private, or charter schools and caregivers with a hotline designed to act as solace for the emotional toll of living through a pandemic.They offer service hours with Spanish speaking, queer and trans clinicians.


Mental Health Delegate Line

The 24-hour City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Service’s Mental Health Delegate Line provides a variety of services including consultations, referrals, deployment of crisis specialists, and short-term mental health residencies.



WOAR provides support and referrals to victims of sexual assault offers individual and group therapy to help survivors process their emotions. They also have a 24-hour crisis hotline at (215) 985-3333 and an online chat feature that you can access here.


Healthy Minds Philly

Healthy Minds is an online resource from the City’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services that offers a range of free tools and resources, including: mental health counseling, online screening for mental illnesses and mental health First Aid training for Philadelphians.


William Way Community Center

William Way, which for decades has provided outreach and support to Philly’s LGBTQIA+ community, offers peer counseling sessions—short-term and goal-oriented conversations in which they provide referrals if they find it appropriate. Contact them at (267) 416-0451. They recommend calling before 8 pm for an adequate talk time.


LiveWell Foundation

LiveWell is a volunteer-led non-profit that strives to provide Philadelphians with resources and support for depression through free, peer-led support groups.


Mental Health Partnerships

Mental Health Partnerships offers more than 40 mental health programs and services throughout the Greater Philadelphia region and beyond.

Trusted National Resources

Below are trusted resources that offer valuable information pertaining to mental health conditions:


National Alliance On Mental Illnesses

The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 988

This Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support and crisis counseling to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.


National Institute On Drug Abuse For Teens

A project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site is meant to facilitate learning about the effects of drug use on the brain, body, and the lives of teens.



The mission of this U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities by making substance use and mental disorder information, services, and research more accessible.


Stop Bullying

An interagency government effort that shares what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.


Johns Hopkins Medicine – AdolescentDepression Awareness Program

A program that aims to increase awareness and decrease stigma about mood disorders in young people while stressing the need for evaluation and treatment.