• If you or someone you know is in a crisis, do not wait. Dial 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. 
  • If you or someone you know is struggling with feelings of depression or suicidal thoughts, you are not alone. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers free, round-the-clock support, information and resources for help.
  • Many people do not know that efficient and effective evidence-based treatments exist to address a variety of mental health issues. Based on my own clinical training as a licensed mental health professional and my clinical research which has examined the efficacy of non-pharmacological treatments such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT; see here for referrals) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT; see here and here for referrals), I am always amazed at how quickly people’s lives can improve with the appropriate help.  
  • In the words of one of my teachers, Marsha Linehan, it’s never too late to “build a life worth living”!