Help: Who to Call

The Front Porch has many answers to your questions about depression, anxiety and substance abuse. But you may be in search of more information, and we can help. The links below can lead you to more resources that will help you gain a better understanding of depression, anxiety and substance abuse.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a suicidal crisis and needs immediate help please call one of these resources. All are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Memphis Police – (901) 545-2677 OR 911

Mobile Crisis – Adult: (901) 577-9400

Mobile Crisis – Children and Youth: 1-(866) 791-9226, (901) 252-7734

The Crisis Center – (901) 274-7477

Community Behavioral Health – (901) 577-1004, 1-800-538-7540

Lakeside Hospital – (901) 377-4733, 1-800-323-5253

Delta Medical Center – (901) 369-6021
http://www.deltamedcenter.com/

MSARC (Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center) – (901) 272-2020

St. Francis Hospital Clinical Assessment – (901) 765-1400

YWCA Abused Women’s Services – (901) 725-4277

West TN Narcotics Anonymous – (901) 276-LIVE
http://www.na-wt.org/

TN Department of Children’s Services – 1-877-542-2873
http://www.tn.gov/youth/childsafety.htm

Memphis Child Advocacy Center – (901) 276-2200
http://www.memphiscac.org/

TN Pathfinders – 1-800-640-4636
http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pathfinder/

Memphis Center for Independent Living – (901) 726-6404
http://mcil.org/mcil/

Family Safety Center – (901) 222-4400
http://www.familysafetycenter.org/

LINC/211 – 211 or (901) 415-2790
http://tn211.mycommunitypt.com/

Youth Villages / Youth Mobile Crisis – 1-866-791-9226

CONTACT USA Crisis Chat – http://www.crisischat.org/

TN Adult Protective Services – 1-888-277-8366
http://www.tn.gov/humanserv/adfam/afs_aps.html

Aging Commission of the Mid-South – (901) 222-4111
http://www.agingcommission.org/

24/7 Homeless Hotline – (901) 260-4663

Military OneSource – 1-800-342-9647
http://www.militaryonesource.mil/

Alpha Omega Veterans Services – (901) 726-9737
http://www.aovs.org/

Community Mental Health Centers

Case Management, Inc. (formerly Southwest Mental Health Center)

(901) 821-5600

Three locations:

a) 14 North Bellevue Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38104

b) 4041 Knight Arnold Road, Memphis, TN 38118

c) 1087 Alice Avenue, Memphis, TN 38106

Frayser Family Counseling Center – (901) 353-5440

2150 Whitney Road, Memphis, 38127

Southeast Mental Health Center – (901) 369-1400

3810 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38118

TN (Drug and Alcohol) Redline – 1-800-889-9789

SUICIDE PREVENTION

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    1.888.333.AFSP (1.888.333.2377)
    afsp.org
    The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has been at the forefront of a wide range of suicide-prevention initiatives. They invest in groundbreaking research, new educational campaigns, innovative demonstration projects and critical policy work. They are expanding assistance to people whose lives have been affected by suicide, reaching out to offer support and offering opportunities to become involved in prevention.
  • Arkansas Crisis Center
    1.888.CRISIS2. (1.888.274.7472)
    arcrisis.org
    The ACC plays a crucial role in linking residents in need with available community resources. Their vision is that by 2013, ACC will be the recognized leader in suicide-awareness and crisis intervention services throughout the state of Arkansas.
  • The Carson J. Spencer Foundation
    720.746.4166
    carsonjspencer.org

    The Carson J. Spencer Foundation sustains a passion for life through the delivery of innovative and effective suicide-prevention programs for working-aged people, the coaching of young leaders to develop social enterprises for mental-health promotion and suicide prevention, and the support of people who are bereaved due to suicide.
  • The Jason Foundation, Inc.
    1.888.881.2323
    jasonfoundation.com
    The Jason Foundation, Inc., is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide, through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.

PHYSICAL ABUSE

  • National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
    ncdsv.org

MENTAL ILLNESS

  • Tennessee Department of Mental Health (TDMH)
    615.532.6610 (Nashville)
    The Crisis Line: 1.855.CRISIS1 (855.274.7471)
    www.tn.gov/mental

    The TDMH is the state’s mental-health authority and is responsible for system planning, setting policy and quality standards, system monitoring and evaluation, disseminating public information, and advocating for persons of all ages who have a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance.

For the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, go to dmh.state.ms.us

  • Tennessee Mental Health Consumers’ Association (TMHCA)
    1.888.539.0393 Statewide
    615.250.1176 Nashville
    tmhca-tn.org
    The TMHCA provides education and advocacy opportunities that will enhance the quality of life by creating an atmosphere of respect, self-responsibility, honesty and empowerment for mental-health consumers in Tennessee.

MEDICAL INTERVENTION

  • Methodist Healthcare
    901.516.7000
    http://www.methodisthealth.org/
    Methodist Healthcare is an integrated healthcare delivery system, dedicated to the art of healing through our faith-based commitment to minister to the whole person.
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance
    1.888.4PPA.NOW (1.888.477.2669)
    pparx.org

    The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription-drug coverage get the medications they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.

FINANCIAL

  • American Consumer Credit Counseling
    1.800.769.3571
    consumercredit.com

    American Consumer Credit Counseling is a nonprofit credit-counseling agency that helps consumers take control of their financial lives through credit counseling, debt consolidation and financial education. Call to speak with a certified credit counselor and receive a complimentary budget and debt consultation.
  • Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions
    901.276.2000 Memphis
    877.422.9040
    www.ClearPointCCS.org

    Through personalized budget, credit and debt counseling and education, Clearpoint has helped over a million clients to regain their financial foothold.
  • Crown Financial Ministries
    1.800.722.1976
    www.crown.org
    Crown provides practical, biblical-based solutions for managing your personal finances.
  • Dave Ramsey
    www.DaveRamsey.com

    Dave Ramsey — author, talk-show host and personal-finance expert — helps people who want to change their financial lives.
  • Mint
    www.mint.com
    Mint is a free, online system that brings all of your financial accounts together online or on your mobile device, automatically categorizes your transactions, lets you set budgets and helps you achieve your savings goals.