If you're struggling to get through this moment or don't know where to turn, these resources and tools are for you. We designed them with people who have been through times of crisis, who told us what helped them find a way through.
If you're feeling overwhelmed or out of control right now, these options might help. These are the sort of tools a crisis team might use to help you accept, address and reduce your symptoms in the short term.
If you are finding it difficult to focus or are unsure how to manage your day, writing down what you'll do next might help you feel more in control of the situation.
You might be having thoughts that are frightening or alarming you. They could be about suicide, harming yourself, harming others, or hearing voices.
If you are feeling anxious or scared there are many things you can do to help yourself cope.
If you're confused, overwhelmed, or don't know where to start, it might help to write something down.
If your thoughts and feelings are very intense, it can help to try to shift your attention onto something else. These are some options for letting yourself take a break from your thoughts for a while.
Sometimes it helps to immerse yourself in a creative or practical activity.
We asked people from our community what the most distracting and fun bits of the internet are.
Games are often about problem solving. It might help to focus on solving something unrelated to what you are going through right now.
If you decide that you do need to ask for help, this is where you can find some options on where to go, as well as suggestions on how to search for services that might be more specific to you.
Talking therapy can give you a safe time and place to talk to someone who won't judge you. It does work well for many people.
Depending on your situation, there are lots of ways to get therapy.
It's not easy to explain what's going on in your head. And it can be especially hard when you’re feeling in crisis. But it's usually the first step towards getting longer-term treatment and support.
While nobody will know exactly how you feel right now, you are never alone in this experience. It might help to see how other people have put their difficult experiences into words. But remember: if you see something online that upsets you, navigate away from it, read something else or try a different activity.
Our website is a great place to find out about how people deal with mental health problems. People often blog for us about their experiences of services, and how they are managing now.
Elefriends is an anonymous network where people can share experiences, support each other and be themselves. We asked some of the members to tell us their story, and included some snippets from supportive conversations.
The internet is full of stories from people all around the world including documentaries, vlogs and blogs.