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Reach Out

If you or someone you know is experiencing warning signs of a mental health condition, the first step is to reach out to someone.

  1. Reach out to your healtcare providers
  2. Crisis Text Line 24/7 - Connect to a trained crisis text line by texting NAMI to 741-741
  3. oscER - Navigate psychiatric crisis situations through downloading the oscER app available on Apple, Google Play or on the Windows Phone.
  4. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Get immediate help for you or your loved one by calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Website Resource

UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry

UC San Diego faculty and other research projects

 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Various mental illnesses and for support via the NAMI Health Line

Black Dog Institute 

Medical Research Institute and Non-profit organization for mental health 

Mental Health Resources for College Students 

Provides young adults with information pertaining to maintaining good mental health and in identifying mental issues

UC San Diego Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 

Counseling services offered to UC San Diego students

National Bipolar Foundation  

Organization that reduces stigma and educate for Bipolar Disorder

Veterans Medical Research Foundation (VMRF) 

Research opportunities and care for veterans

 NIMH Depression


NIMH Bipolar Disorder 

Bipolar Disorder 

NIMH Schizophrenia


 Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance

Organization that provides support and education for those living with Depression and Bipolar Disorder

 The Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC)

Generates new findings about the causes and treatments of mental disorders
International Bipolar Foundation  Bipolar Disorder
Research Match Interesting research opportunities