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Helping Her

At Girl Scouts, we take the safety and well-being of our girls, volunteers, and council staff to heart. As an organization committed to caring for and building up children and teens, we have provided the resources below to help you navigate, engage with and support our Girl Scouts and their families as needed.

Mental Health Resources PDF

Raising Awesome Girls
Child-centered Grief and Trauma Support
Mental Health Crisis Support
  • Call 911 
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or visit for online emotional support 
  • The Crisis Text Line connects you to a trained crisis counselor for free, 24/7 crisis support via text message: text NAMI to 741741 

The  Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7 national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling (more info at  National Institute of Mental Health): dial 1-800-985-5990 or text  TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Mental Health Care Services for Families and Troops