National Resourses:

Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger or go to the nearest emergency room.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline 
Call or text 988; Llame al 988 (para ayuda en español)
Use Lifeline Chat  on the web (English only)
The Lifeline provides 24-hour, confidential support to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Call or text 988 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Veterans Crisis Line 
Use Veterans Crisis Chat  on the web 
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a trained responder. The service is available to all veterans and those who support them, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare.

Disaster Distress Helpline 
Call or text 1-800-985-5990

The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Call 1-800-737-6237
During business hours, your call will be taken by a member of Alcoholics Anonymous who knows exactly what you are going through and can give you all the information you need. At night, we have a well qualified answering service, who can give meeting information, or put you in touch with an recovering alcoholic, in your area, who will speak with you about your problem.

Tobacco Helpline
Call (National) 1-800-QUIT-NOW
(Maine) 1-800-207-1230 (Florida) 1-877-U-CAN-NOW
When you are ready to quit, just call.

The Trevor Project
Call 1-866-488-7386 or text 678-678
The Trevor Project is the leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention nonprofit organization for LGBTQ young people. We provide information & support to LGBTQ young people 24/7, all year round.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAIIN) 
Call 1-800-656-HOPE
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline ( in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.


Maine Resources:


Access Maine
Online resource guide with information to connect people living in Maine to public programs, services, and other resources that are available to provide support they need to be safe, happy, healthy, and successful.

Call 207-626-0034
The Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA) is organized to end sexual violence in Maine and to support high quality sexual violence prevention and response within Maine communities.

Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine (SARSSM)
Call 207-828-1035
Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine (SARSSM) has been providing free and confidential services to victims of sexual assault since 1973. This 40 year history has provided SARSSM with unique insight into the communities and the people whom we serve. Through this lens, they have developed advocacy, support, education and prevention services to meet the needs of the Southern Maine region. SARSSM has two main foci: to provide support and advocacy to victims of sexual violence, and to provide prevention education and awareness around the issue of sexual violence and exploitation.

The Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program (YAAPP)
Call 207-767-4952
The Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program (YAAPP) is the prevention team atThrough These Doors. YAAPP delivers education, services, and advocacy that enable youth to make choices within their dating relationships that are safe, healthy, and informed.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Maine)
Call 800-464-5767
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maine is our state’s and the nation’s largest grassroots support, education and advocacy organization committed to the issue of mental illness. With seven affiliates and hundreds of members, NAMI Maine is an active voice for families, individuals and professionals whose daily lives are impacted by mental illness.

Maine Access Immigrant Network
Call 207-552-1800
MAIN serves as a bridge and cultural broker for multilingual access to health and social services for immigrants, refugees, and asylees in our community.

Call 207-370-0359
MaineTransNet facilitates peer support groups for trans people and allies, as well as providing avenues for social networking and public dialogue. We direct people to available resources and provide training and education opportunities that utilize our expertise and experiences.

Call 207-879-0847
The STRIVE program of PSL Services is designed to address the many issues faced by tweens, teens, and young adults (ages 11-24) with developmental disabilities. Areas that they focus on include: improving fundamental academic skills, developing leadership potential, improving economic opportunities through continuing education, enhancing or upgrading work skills, integrating literary and social skills into occupational/vocational opportunities, fostering career opportunities through education and training, and promoting peer support for parents and siblings of this young population.

Trans Youth Equality Foundation
Call 207-478-4087
The Trans Youth Equality Foundation provides education, advocacy and support for transgender and gender non-conforming children and youth and their families. Their mission is to share information about the unique needs of this community, partnering with families, educators and service providers to help foster a healthy, caring, and safe environment for all transgender children.


Maine Local Partners:

The Spa at Saco Mills

110 Main St Saco, ME 04072

Call 207-298-6225

Licensed massage therapists just 50 feet away from our office. Excellent for anxiety related headaches, muscle tension, or just to relax and enjoy the day. Excellent quality services, tested and verified regularly by Dr. Shaw herself!

Florida Resources:

NAMI Miami-Dade County
We are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness. We serve Miami-Dade and Monroe County.