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    17 Resources For Anyone Who Isn't OK Right Now

    Because a lot of people are hurting.

    The news of Donald Trump's presidency has left a lot of people stressed, depressed, anxious, angry, confused, helpless, overwhelmed, or ALL OF THE ABOVE.

    1. 7Cups, an online emotional health and well-being service with self-help guides, self-care ideas, and one-on-one chatting with trained listeners.

    2. The Trevor Project, home to various support resources for LGBTQ young people.

    3. Crisis Text Line, a texting-based crisis resource that pairs you with a live, trained crisis counselor to text with.

    4. Call the US National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) if you need to talk to someone immediately.

    5. The US Trans Lifeline (877-565-8860), a crisis hotline for the transgender community.

    6. The Quiet Place Project, an online space with various exercises to help you relax and get away from it all for a bit.

    7. GLBT National Help Center's Resource Finder to locate the closest social and support resources and community centers.

    8. NAMI HelpLine, to connect with a volunteer who can answer any questions about mental health issues you may have.

    9. MindShift, a free app for helping you develop skills to deal with anxiety, stress, and panic.

    10. Vent, a community-based app where you can express yourself anonymously and connect with people who might be feeling the same way.

    11. PTSD Coach, a free app to help you manage symptoms if this election has triggered past trauma.

    12. IMAlive, an anonymous online crisis chat service with trained listeners, online therapists, and counselors.

    13. Pixel Thoughts, to put your stressful thoughts in a shrinking star and watch them fade away for some temporary relief.

    14. Paralign, a peer-to-peer journaling app so you don't have to go through this alone.

    15. Dial 211 to connect with a resource and information helpline in your community that can refer you to things like support groups, homeless shelters, low-cost therapy, and other forms of support you might need.

    16. PsyberGuide, to find the best software and apps for managing mental health.

    17. MentalHealth.gov, to get information on how to get help, support someone you love, or start a dialogue about mental health in your community (also available in Spanish).