If you (or someone with you) are experiencing a medical emergency, are in danger, or are feeling suicidal, call 911 immediately.

Crisis Call Center: 1-800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863 
Crisis Text Line (U.S. only): text HELLO to 741741
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433

You are not alone. It gets better.

General Mental Health

Foundation 2: Provides ongoing emotional assistance through therapy services and support groups. Sliding fee scale available. Find out more here.

Crisis Center
1540 2nd Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids IA 52403
1-800-332-4224 OR 319-362-2174
Youth Shelter
3015 12th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids IA 52404
Teen Line: Teen Line is a teen-to-teen confidential hotline. They won’t judge you or give advice--their job is to listen to your feelings and help you to clarify your concerns, define the options available to you, and help you make positive decisions.
Hours: 8pm - midnight
Call: 1-800-TLC-TEEN (852-8336)
Text: “TEEN” to 839863
Teen Line volunteers will talk to you about a variety of topics not limited to mental health, including friendship and relationship issues, self-esteem and insecurities, abuse, and more. Read their responses to other teens' questions.
United Way: Provides information about health and human service resources.

1-866-469-2211 OR 319-739-4211


Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 616.8522

Death & Grief
Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 155.937
Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 616.8527
Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 616.8582
Self-Injury Outreach and Support: SiOS provides information and resources about self-injury to those who self-injure, those who have recovered, and those who want to help. Visit their website.
To Write Love on Her Arms: TWLOHA is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. Find resources for dealing with self-injury here.
Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 362.28 - 362.283
Crisis Call Center: 800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863 
Crisis Text Line (U.S. only): text HELLO to 741741
Suicide Hotline: 800-784-2433
Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 155.9

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