Logo For Strive Family Resources in blue and yellow typography


Web icon graphic as the outline of 2 adults and 2 children in yellow and steel blue

Covering the basics of mental health issues.

Web icon graphic as the outline of 1 adult and a child in front of a house yellow and steel blue

Topics including behavior, managing emotions, and developmental milestones.

Web icon graphic as the outline a stop watch in yellow and steel blue

Our video series where we answer frequently asked questions on general topics like parenting, social issues, and mental health - and we do it in under 5 minutes.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255 -- 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Samaritans Confidential Hotline: To talk or Text 24/7 877-870-4673
Available if you just need to talk, even when not in a crisis or seeking mental health support

Crisis Text Line Text: CONNECT to 741741

Games and Online Harassment Hotline Text “SUPPORT” to 23368 to get started

National Sexual Assault Hotline - RAINN 800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Human Trafficking Hotline 888-373-7888 (TTY:711) or text 233733. In the US Call 911 if you are in immediate danger.

The Trevor Project 24/7 helplines:

TrevorLifeline 1-866-488-7386
Or visit their online
Get Help Now page with information on text and chatlines with counselors available 24/7.


Beyond the Golden Rule: A parent's guide to preventing and responding to prejudice Handout/booklet by Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. How to help and guide kids in their understanding of racial bias and discrimination.

Conversations for families about race and anti-bias from Anti-Defamation League

Other Resources - Information and Support

Organizations Strive Directly Supports

Take This A 5013(c) non-profit organization dedicated to decreasing stigma and increasing support for mental health in games and in the gaming community.

Headed to a con? Check out the Take This AFK Room™ for a quiet reprieve when you need a break from the noise. Please note: during the COVID-19 crisis, conventions and other crowded affairs are delayed until we can gather safetly.

Our Managing Director, Erika S. Wheelhouse, LMHC is a clinical contributor for Take This and a proud clinical volunteer Psychomancer offering support in the Take This AFK Room™ during the annual PAX East convention in Boston.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) A non-profit, grassroots organization focused on advocacy, education, and support for individuals and families living with mentai illness. They seek to improve the quality of life for those impacted by mental health challenges.

NAMI On-line Knowledge Center

The NAMI Helpline can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

Other - General

  • Commonsense Media Movie and media ratings, explainations of social media trends, etc.

Photo credit this page: Aaron Burden

The Strive Family Resources (“Strive”) website provides general information about mental health resources. The website is intended for use by individuals (non-professionals) for non-commercial, personal purposes.

The information and resources on this website are intended to help individuals better understand the U.S. health care system, health services research and medical effectiveness, and diagnosed conditions, but not to provide specific medical or mental health advice. Individuals are urged to consult with their own qualified health care providers for all diagnosis and treatment, and for answers to personal health care questions.

Please see our
Terms of Use for details.

© 2021 Strive Family Resources, LLC