Resources and Information
7th-12 Grade Students
Academic pressure, friends and family, exploring independence - being a teenager can be great, but also really hard. It takes strength to recognize when you are not doing well and try to do something about it.
You have the ability to improve your mental health. This platform for youth, by youth, can help empower you with information and resources to get started. Click on the pages below to learn coping strategies, improve your physical and mental wellness, maintain positive relationships, and achieve your goals.
Accomplishing Goals and Productivity
Experiencing mental health symptoms can be scary, but reaching out for help is a sign of courage. It can be hard to know what to say, but start with something like, “I’m not feeling right. I think I need help. Can I talk to you about it?” You can reach out to your parents, family, teachers, or school counselors. If you have noticed some changes in yourself and want to talk to someone about your mental health, click here to get some tips on how to start the conversation. If someone minimizes or ignores what you tell them, then try to think of someone else to talk to. Don't just ignore your situation or struggle alone.
Disclaimer: These links are purely for educational purposes and are not intended as psychological interventions or as a substitute for psychological treatment. If you are in need of psychological help, you should seek the consultation of a licensed mental health professional. If this is a mental health emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.