Well over half of Kentucky emergency department visits (53% post-Covid) involve a diagnosis of a mental health disorder, according to the Kentucky Hospital Association. Louisville is the most populated city in the state, and its numbers are no different. More than half of Louisville residents report symptoms of depression and/or anxiety, and more than half don’t receive any mental health care.
Here are three completely free and confidential resources that any Louisville resident can and should utilize. Professionally trained mental health specialists are standing by. Call today and explore your options.
The Mental Health Hotline
The Mental Health Hotline (MHH) offers free, confidential, around-the-clock assistance with any mental health issue whatsoever. Call 866-903-3787 anytime to reach a trained professional who can offer guidance, counseling, and more resources if need be. Give us a call now, or feel free to browse our website, which is loaded with helpful information and external links.
This Louisville-based organization offers 24/7 crisis lines specifically for adults and children alike. Adults in crisis can call 502-589-4313 and children in crisis can call 502-589-8070 to reach a trained counselor who can assist with any mental health issue. Visit the Seven Counties website for more info by clicking here.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is one of the largest resources for free assistance with mental health issues in the US. Call 800-950-6264 anytime to reach a crisis counselor, or text “NAMI” to 741741. Louisville has its own NAMI hub – visit the website by clicking here.
Find more resources and information on mental health services available in the state, including hotlines, support groups, and treatment centers. If you or someone you know is in need of mental health support, please visit this page for more information.