Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

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How you feel matters. How you cope matters, too. Mental well-being is important, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama offers many providers and resources that can help you find the right care to get you back to being you.

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If you believe you need help right away for either yourself or a loved one, call 911 or use one of the emergency numbers below.

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Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Connect with crisis counselors for emotional support. Call or text 988, or start a live chat at

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Domestic Abuse Hotline

Call this free and confidential hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 800-799-7233

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services National Helpline

Get the help you need by calling 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

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Alabama Crisis Center

Visit or call:

Main Line: (205) 323-7777

Teen Line: (205) 328-LINK (205-328-5465)

Kids’ Help Line: (205) 328-KIDS (205-328-5437)

Senior Talk Line: (205) 328-TALK (205-328-8255)

Understanding Common Mental Health Conditions

Challenges related to mental health can happen at any time, at any point in life. Talking to a professional may help.

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Everyone feels nervous or anxious occasionally. If these emotions begin to affect your daily life, it could be time to reach out for help.

Learn more about anxiety >

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Feeling down and thoughts of despair are just two things that can trigger depression. But there are ways to cope and feel better, such as counseling, medication and more.

Learn more about depression >

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Substance Use Disorder

Drugs, alcohol and medications often affect your ability to control the way you think and feel, and could even lead to addiction. But they are treatable.

Learn more about substance use disorder >

Read Helpful Wellness Articles

Mental well-being is essential in maintaining good overall health. Learn more about how you can build healthy habits and find the resources you need to help improve the way you think and feel with our extensive collection of informative wellness articles.

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Learn More About Your Benefits

To find out if mental health services are covered by your plan, log in or register for myBlueCross.

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Find a Care Provider

If you’re looking for one-on-one support, find a behavioral healthcare professional with our Guided Search for Mental Health.

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This information is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for personal care from a licensed physician. Please consult your physician for diagnosis and treatment options.