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NCRA would like to educate members about the importance of good mental health. We have rounded up a number of resources for your use. Please check back periodically for updated resources.

You are not alone

Whatever your situation, please know that you are not alone. Your mental health is just as important as your physical health or keeping up with professional training.



We invest in ourselves professionally, so it just makes sense that we should invest the same level of commitment in protecting and preserving our mental health.

The work we do and the services we provide can be taxing physically and mentally, and while many of us rely on hitting the gym or other activities to keep us physically sound, many of us fail to consider what stress can do to us on the mental level. NCRA wants to make sure members have the resources to help them stay the course of enjoying success both professionally and personally because if we are not the best we can be mentally, we are no good to our family, friends, colleagues and clients.

Christine Phipps, RPR, NCRA Immediate Past President

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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NCRA Mental Health Webinars

NCRA offers a number of free member-only webinar sessions. The sessions are underwritten by the National Court Reporters Foundation. (No CEUs will be awarded for these sessions).

Members may access these free webinar recordings and handouts by visiting and logging into the NCRA Learning Center at Once logged in, members may search the categories on the left for "Mental Health 2020" or by selecting the "Free Content" section and filtering from there.



Suicide Prevention Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education, and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.


The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is the only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. SPRC is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services'Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

SPRC advances suicide prevention infrastructure and capacity building through:


Mental Health Resources provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

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Mental Health America (MHA)

Mental Health America (MHA) is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all. 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

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BetterHelp makes professional counseling accessible, affordable, convenient — so anyone who struggles with life’s challenges can get help, anytime, anywhere.


REHAB SPOT provides information and resources for help on various forms of addiction. Contact one of their treatment partners to find a rehab program that works for you.


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