Legacy Wellness is excited to introduce #AskLegacy, our anonymous guidance column, to our monthly newsletter subscribers!
Our in-house therapist answers questions about mental health, emotions, and life in general.
Submit your question today & subscribe to our newsletter, The Legacy Report, to see your question featured next month! It’s free!
We are curating a list of trusted partners in mental health to serve our community as referrals and resources as it grows.
If you are a licensed therapist, counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist, mental health advocator or organization, medical doctor, psychiatric nurse practitioner or any other supporting role in our community – please fill out our Partner Application.
We’d love to feature you!
therapy funds for free therapy
Support for Black Mental Health Fund
Organized by our in-house therapist, Nicole Lewis. If you are able to contribute monetarily, your support will provide mental health access to individuals who typically have to wait months for services.
This fund allows Black women and men to process psychological issues and heal trauma in safe spaces.
Billitary Therapy partners with Legacy Wellness Services to host a free weekly support group session.
They are in the process of building and launching a therapy app with the ability to contact a therapist, track your mood, and join more frequent, focused support group sessions, all in-app.
Sign up for their weekly newsletter for updates to the weekly sessions and app.
The Loveland Foundation
The Loveland Foundation provides 4-8 free vouchers that will cover the cost of your therapy sessions. Legacy Wellness Services is proud to be a partner with Loveland and accepts its vouchers.
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation
Organized by Taraji P. Henson, this foundation maintains a list of free local virtual group therapy sessions for teens & young adults.
The foundation also maintains a list of mental health organizations and resources that specifically serve the African American community.
substance abuse recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international free program for anyone who needs support and guidance while navigating a drinking problem. There’s no signup, simply head over to the website to find the next time & location to a meeting in your area.
If you need assistance with another substance’s recovery group, please book a consultation and we will do our best to locate a program similar to Alcoholics Anonymous for you.
SAMHSA referral hotline
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Call Now – 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
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.
This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
Center for Internet and Technology Addiction (CITA)
CITA is a renowned organization focusing on internet and technology addiction. Visit their website for specific resources or to book a consultation with a technology addiction specialist.
hotlines & grants
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Hotline is dedicated to having a real, empathetic person here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Call Now – 1-800-273-8255
The website is plentiful with resources for navigating crises, coping with grief or loss, or learning how to be there for a loved one who may be struggling,
Legacy Wellness Services wants you to know we care about you. Talk to someone. Talk to us. We’re here for you.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention organizes and keeps track of local programs and community events that can offer you, or a loved one, a community of people who understand and get it.
If you are doing research on suicide prevention, their organization offers research grants and numerous sources for research or papers.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) is an organization with a focus on the educational, prevention, and awareness aspects of suicides.
Their work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide. Through raising public awareness, educating communities, and equipping every person with the right tools, they SAVE lives.
child & Domestic
child abuse & Domestic violence
national child abuse hotline
Call the National Child Abuse Hotline if you are experiencing or have witnessed child abuse – (1-800) 4-A-Child or (1-800) 422-4453
Childhelp has the National Hotline as well as programs for children already affected by child abuse, like advocacy centers and group homes. They also have prevention programs designed to educate children. They offer a well-rounded resource for prevention, intervention, and treatment.
report child abuse in Mississippi
Use the link blow to report child abuse in the state of Mississippi with the MS Department of Child Protection Services.
Contact Childhelp’s National Child Abuse Hotline to report abuse in other states or Google “(Your State) Child Protection Services” to find the appropriate agency website or phone number.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
If you (or someone you know) is a victim of domestic violence, call The Hotline – (1-800) 799-SAFE or (1-800) 799-7233
In addition to the hotline, they also offer a live chat. This program helps you to safely take back your agency with programs to support you in your journey to independence.
NOTE: If you are in an unsafe situation and concerned your internet usage may be monitored, call them at the number above and delete the record from your phone or call from a public phone.
Browse in a private browser such as Brave or DuckDuckGo (iPhone) that automatically deletes browser history if you use the live chat and have concerns.