An overwhelming 33.8% of Nebraska adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. What’s worse is that 21.5% of these individuals who seek assistance cannot find it. Over a million Nebraskans live in areas with inadequate mental health professional availability.
It’s clear that Nebraska residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
The Boys Town National Hotline, based out of Nebraska, is a nonprofit that exists for callers to receive free and confidential help with any issue. Call 800-448-3000 or text “VOICE” to 20121. The organization has its roots in 1920s Nebraska, but of course, anyone can call anytime. Click here to visit the website.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Nebraska-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.