Lifeline Suicide & Crisis Hotline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in
distress, resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for
professionals in the United States.
Penelope House - Shelter for Domestic Violence
Penelope House helps victims of intimate partner violence to gain social and economic independence through shelter, counseling, advocacy, and referral to community resources and agencies in Mobile, Washington, Choctaw and Clarke counties in Alabama.
Counseling and Support
10 Breathing Techniques for Stress Relief and More
you’re dealing with high levels of stress or anxiety, there are several
types of breathing techniques that may help you feel calmer and more
relaxed. It’s easy to get started. All you need is a quiet space where
you can pay attention to your breathing.
Alabama Warm Line
The Alabama Warm Line is available 24/7 to provide callers with a listening,
empathetic ear. Certified Peer Specialists use their personal experiences
living through mental health challenges, homelessness, suicidal ideations,
feeling overwhelmed, substance abuse, loneliness, etc. to support callers. Call
AltaPointe Health is an extensive healthcare system providing primary and behavioral healthcare.
Celebrate Recovery Groups
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, hang-ups, and habits of any kind. It is a safe place to find community and freedom.
Health America: Resources for Mental Health & Stress
Information and resources regarding stress, workplace wellness, support, and
tools for mental health
One Minute Guided Breathing Exercise
This free tool provides a quick, easy way to begin using guided breathing to relieve stress and anxiety.
"The Sounds of Spring" Tim Janis
This video features
relaxing music and beautiful nature scenery. Instrumental music can
help you find deep relaxation, relieve anxiety, and find peace. Travel
through the beautiful countryside full of flowers, sunlight, deer, and
other wildlife, all while listening to peaceful beautiful soft music.
Wysa: An A.I. Chatbot that Makes You Feel Heard
Sometimes you need to talk things through, and all you need is someone who will
listen and ask the right questions to help you figure things out. That's Wysa.
Financial and Material Assistance
Catholic Social Services
Material assistance can be provided for food, clothing, household items, and personal hygiene items. Financial assistance is available for medicine, utilities, rent, and transportation. The ministry operates by appointment only. Counseling services also are available to anyone, regardless of religion.
City of Mobile: Resources for the Homeless
List and contact information for non-profit services for the homeless
Community Missions with FBC Tillman's Corner
Community Missions offers help with food, clothes, diapers, hygiene items, and gas vouchers. Eligibility is based on a number of factors. Call their office to make sure you qualify.
Lifegate Ministry - Christ United
Lifegate is an outreach ministry within Christ United Methodist Church. They minister to people in our community in a crisis situation. Priority assistance is given to the elderly and the disabled.
Mobile Community Action
Mobile Community Action serves Mobile, Washington and Choctaw counties. Their programs help educate children, feed the hungry, offer assistance to the homeless, provide heating and cooling assistance, promote adult literacy, provide home repairs, and much more.
United Way of Southwest Alabama
United Way of Southwest Alabama fights for the health, education, financial stability, and access to life’s basic essentials for every person in every community we serve.
The Cancering Show Podcast
This show is more than knowing and fighting or beating cancer. It's a
platform for knowledge, stories, coping advice, life tips, inspiration, humor,
jokes, and even smiles.
JED Foundation: Communication Skills & Healthy
Tips for improving communication and building healthy relationships
Center for Loss & Life Transition
Led by death educator and grief counselor Dr. Alan Wolfelt, this organization is dedicated to helping people who are grieving and those who care for them.
Funeral Service Foundation: Guidance in Planning a Memorial Service for Your Child
The Funeral Service Foundation’s latest community care resource, "When a Child Dies: Planning Acts of Love & Legacy," offers guidance to help families say goodbye.
GriefPlan.com with Dr. Jason Troyer
GriefPlan provides information and resources to help you heal, remember, and rebuild after a loss.
GriefShare Daily Emails
When a loved one dies, grieving can take a long time, but you are not alone. GriefShare has daily emails that provide encouragement and reminders of the recovery process.
GriefShare Support Groups in Mobile, AL
GriefShare is for people grieving the death of a family member or friend through weekly support group meetings.
No parent should suffer the loss of a baby alone. Rachel's Gift is devoted to
validating each child's life. Most of those at Rachel's Gift have walked a
similar journey, and they don't want you to walk alone. They provide support groups,
grief resources, and recommended reading.
Sesame Street: Helping Kids Grieve
Coping with the death of a loved one brings enormous challenges for the whole family. Through support, open conversations, and finding ways to keep the person’s memory alive, families can begin healing together.
Stepping Stones: Learning to live after the loss of a loved one
mission of this support group is to journey with those who are grieving
the loss of a loved one. It meets the first and third Friday of every
month, and people can attend in-person or virtually.