Wondering what that new item is on the side of my blog? It's by SocialVibe and by taking a few minutes to do easy things like answer a poll, it helps To Write Love on Her Arms.
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.
Soon, To Write Love on Her Arms is opening an online crisis help site called ImAlive. Please take a minute and click on the SocialVibe box to help To Write Love on Her Arms
This is issue is so important, both to the autism community and bloggers.
If you are in need of help, here are some resources:
For Telephone support:
Here is a list of our hotlines in the US
(800)442-4673 .....1-800-442-HOPE -- same routing as 1-800-SUICIDE
(877)838-2838 .....1-877-Vet2Vet Veterans peer support line
(800)784-2432 .....1-800-SUICIDA Spanish speaking suicide hotline
(877)968-8454 .....1-877-YOUTHLINE teen to teen peer counseling hotline
(800)472-3457 .....1-800-GRADHLP Grad student hotline
(800)773-6667 .....1-800-PPD-MOMS Post partum depression hotline
For a list of hotlines outside the US go here:
For email support 24 x 7:
It may take a few hours or more to generate a response
For online chat support now:
(none of these are 24 x7 but will tell you if online counselors are available)
You can also check the front of your phonebook for local numbers or even call emergency services.