This list of health resources is not exhaustive, but a place for members to start when in need of health assistance and support. For life threatening emergencies, please call 911 immediately.
AmeriCorps VISTA Health Benefits
International Medical Group (IMG)
Through the AmeriCorps VISTA Healthcare Program, you have access to health benefits. Please visit the above link for more details.
This service provides virtual care that includes treatment for behavioral health and some minor, physical health needs. Appointment times are flexible, including weekends. Appointments can be booked online or on the mobile app. Behavioral health sessions are unlimited with no co-pay for VISTA members. If calling, make sure to inform them that you are a member of AmeriCorps VISTA.
Mental Health Crisis Resources and Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.
Crisis Counselor Text Line
How It Works. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
Trevor Project for young LGBTQIA+ Lives
Crisis counselors are trained to answer calls, chats, or texts from LGBTQ young people who reach out on our free, confidential, and secure 24/7 service when they are struggling with issues such as coming out, LGBTQ identity, depression, and suicide
Text START to 678-678 or call 1-866-488-7386
National Non-Crisis Warm Lines
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI Focuses on Raising Awareness and Providing Support and Education to Those in Need. Available Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. (ET)
Mental Health America
Information, resources, and free and confidential mental health screening.
Substance Abuse Assistance
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)
Find an A.A. meeting location near you: https://www.aa.org/
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who come together to solve their drinking problem. It doesn't cost anything to attend A.A. meetings. There are no age or education requirements to participate. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.
Narcotics Anonymous (N.A.)
Find an N.A. meeting location near you: https://www.na.org/
Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who come together to support one another in their drug abuse problem. It doesn't cost anything to attend N.A. meetings. There are no age or education requirements to participate. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drug abuse problem.