Let's be #mindPHL together

A joint project of the City of Philadelphia and Independence Blue Cross, #mindPHL shares information about free mental health resources and programs.

July is:

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Members of minority groups are at a higher risk of experiencing the burden of mental health issues than others. Throughout July, the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) will be shining a light on the unique challenges that members of various minority groups sometimes face and providing resources for support. Check out their list of Culturally and Racially Sensitive Mental Health Treatment Services Resources in Philadelphia and beyond.

Disability Pride Month

With more than 160 million Americans living with a disability or chronic disease, Disability Pride Month is an important time to honor the unique contribution of each person in the disability community.  Celebrate Disability Pride Month by checking out Philadelphia Intellectual disAbility Services (IDS), which is dedicated to promoting respect and dignity, ending stigma, and providing resources and services to support of people with disabilities and their families.

International Self-Care Day

Self-care is a vital aspect of whole-person health, and taking stock of your emotional and mental well-being is just as important as being in tune with your physical health. One great way to observe International Self-Care Day on July 24 is by completing an online mental health check-up or finding an in-person community screening.

Get Help Now

For a mental health emergency:
Contact the Crisis Hotline 24/7

Any type of crisis:
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741
Crisis Text Line

Suicide prevention:
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Immediate opioid treatment support:
NET Access Point
844-533-8200 or 215-408-4987
Net Community Care

Information and Support

Free, 24/7 online behavioral health screening and tools for emotional wellbeing:

Mental health and addiction services:
Community Behavioral Health Hotline

Help for mothers with new babies:
Postpartum Support Helpline

Intellectual disability services:
Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS)

Speak with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) about a non-emergency situation:
Philadelphia Warm-line
267-687-4381 (Select Option 1)
National Alliance on Mental Illness

Community-based resources for those struggling due to COVID-19:
COVID-19 Support & Referral Helpline
TTY available: 724-631-5600

Counseling and help with the mental or emotional effects of COVID-19:
Disaster Distress Hotline
Text “TalkWithUs” to 66746

Speak with a Certified Peer Specialist about a non-emergency situation:
Philadelphia Warm-line
4-7 p.m. Monday through Friday​

Counseling services for School District of Philadelphia students, parents, and guardians:
Philly HopeLine
12-9 M-F and 12-4 weekends and holidays (or leave a message at any time for a call back)
(call or text) 1-833-PHL-HOPE (1-833-745-4673)

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It's okay to not be okay.

Call 888-545-2600 or visit HealthyMindsPhilly for wellness tools designed to support the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians regardless of insurance or income status.

Contact the Philadelphia Crisis Line at 215-685-6440 for emergency help.