Crisis Resources

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room, if you can safely get there.

(U.S.) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

List of International Suicide Hotlines: International Association for the Prevention of Suicide

(U.S.) Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

(Canada) Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 686868

Crisis Text Line is expanding to include the U.K. in 2019. I’ll try to catch that shortcode when it’s available and add it here.


Depression Resources

Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments: Mayo Clinic

Free Online Screening: Anxiety and Depression Association of America

World Health Organization Statistics: Adolescent Mental Health; Depression; and Mental Disorders

Find a Therapist: (United States); (United Kingdom); (International Therapist Directory)

Ketamine in Northern Colorado: Boulder Mind Care


Sensory Processing Disorder Resources

SPD FAQ: STAR Institute for SPD

SPD Brain Research: Biological basis for SPD; Neurology of Autism vs SPD; Sensory Over-Responsivity

Find a Treatment Professional: STAR Institute Treatment Directory

Symptom Checklist: Infant through adulthood

The Sensory Coach blog and website for information and support


As always, reach out to me if you have thoughts, questions, or just a desire to chat. I’m not a mental health professional, but I’d love to connect with you! Leave me a comment or DM me on Instagram @lumpdates.

Wishing you curly fries,