Birmingham

Don’t give up. You are not alone.

On this page, we have listed several resources in this community which are there to care for you. This list is not exhaustive, but it can serve as a bridge to help. It was collected in honor of your story and the stories of people around you. We encourage you to remember your journey is unique—and that every step forward is worth it.

Local

Crisis Center of Birmingham
(205) 323-7777
24/hr crisis line offering assistance with mental health emergencies and general concerns.

National

Crisis Text Line
Text TWLOHA to 741-741
A trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

National Hopeline Network
1-800-784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-8255

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-4673
24-hour Chat: online.rainn.org
24-hour Chat (Español): ohl.rainn.org/es/

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)
1-866-488-7386

Treatment Referral Hotline
(Substance Abuse)
1-800-662-4357

911 AND ANY LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM ARE ALSO GREAT RESOURCES IN TIMES OF CRISIS.

Local Treatment Resources

To obtain more local mental health referrals in Birmingham, dial 211 or visit 211.org.

Impact Family Counseling*
ImpactAL.org
1000 24th St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 916-0123

Community Grief Support*
CommunityGriefSupport.org
1119 Oxmor Road
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 870-8667

Family Connection*
FamilyConnection-Inc.org
1321 7th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 252-4673

A Center for Eating Disorders**
ACenterForEatingDisorders.com
2401 Arlington Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 933-0041

* Clinics or counselors that offer low-to-no cost counseling services or a sliding scale fee

** Counseling groups that may have counselors who offer reduced fees

Support Groups

There are support groups that exist for a variety of struggles in addition to these listed here.

Alcoholics Anonymous
AA.org
BirminghamAA.org
(205) 290-0060

Narcotics Anonymous
NA.org
ALNWFL.org
(866) 985-0008

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon.AlaTeen.org
Bham-Al-Anon.com
(205) 322-1500

National Alliance for Mental Illness
NAMI.org
Offers support groups and resources for individuals struggling with mental health
NAMIBirmingham.org
(205) 821-4567

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP.org
If you’ve lost a loved one to suicide, AFSP can help connect you to a local bereavement support group in your area.
AFSP.org/SurvivingSuicideLoss
AFSP.org/Alabama
(205) 613-6630

In The Rooms
InTheRooms.com
Free worldwide directory of anonymous 12-step meetings for those seeking help or in recovery, as well as friends and family of people in recovery.