It’s OK To Ask For Help


Do you know a young adult or child that is struggling with depression, abuse, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, bullying, or other painful life event?  I discovered an AMAZING website that might help!  Go to YOUR LIFE YOUR VOICE .ORG   Call 1-800-448-3000  Or text to # 20121.  

This site has a ton of information on it!  You can text, chat, call, email your question or concern to get help.  They also have an App.  If you or someone you know needs help, check out this site!  Tell your friends!

Although this site seems to be aimed to young adults or kids, it has information on it that would be helpful to someone of any age.

Getting help for depression, suicide prevention and other difficult mental health issues is a subject that is important to me.  Please check out my page on Depression & Mental Health Help.  On this page, I’ve posted a lot of different articles on getting help for Mental Health issues.  

If you have contact information that I do not have listed on my Depression & Mental Health Help page,  please either leave the information in the comments below, or use my Contact page and send me an email and I will see about getting the information added to the page.

The Suicide Prevention Hotline, available 24/7 is 1-800-273-8255

A terrific website on this can be found HERE.

There is a site specifically to help our veterans.  Find that site HERE.

Is talking to someone too much for you?  It was for me at times.  There is a Crisis Text Line.  Text 741741 and you can text with a counselor.

Want to do an online chat?  There’s a site for that too.  Find it HERE.

You can even TWEET with a crisis counselor at @800273TALK on Twitter.

HERE is a link to many international phone #’s for Suicide Prevention.

This is a British number to help Children in crisis.  08001111

*Thank you, as always, for joining me on this journey.  ❤ Penny

About Penny Wilson Writes

Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She has written articles for WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published in online journals, such as Ariel Chart, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. Penny is a member of the Austin Poetry Society. Her poetry has been featured in the publication America's Emerging Poets 2018 & 2019 by Z Publishing, Poets Quarterly and Dual Coast Magazine published by Prolific Press. You can find more of her writings on her blog at https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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12 Responses to It’s OK To Ask For Help

  1. suzan khoja says:

    Reblogged this on Magical BookLush and commented:
    It really is okay to ask for help. It’s hard to get over something that happened to you in your life or maybe it still does. Bullying, body shaming everything is linked together to force a person to take a disastrous turn towards suicide but hey, we need you. We need you to join us and fight this, to make the world a better place for all the children. Suicide is never the only option. This is an awesome blog by https://pennywilsonwrites.com, don’t forget to follow this brave lady and share your problems with me. I know I can’t solve it but at least I can help you. Please don’t kill yourself, your life is very important to me because you are my friend. 😔

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  2. Reblogged this on quirkywritingcorner and commented:
    A good list to have on hand. Always keep God close as well. He is only a prayer away.

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  3. Thank you, as always, for this valuable information. We are here for one another and these resources confirm that.

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  4. Thank you for this share, Penny.

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