Teen Talk: Where to Find Help

ABOVE THE INFLUENCE
Every teen’s life is filled with pressure, some of it good, some of it bad. Our goal is to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences. The more aware you are of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to face them, including the pressure to use drugs and alcohol.

ACTIVE MINDS
Active Minds supports mental health awareness and education for young adults through education, research, and advocacy.

BAM BODY AND MIND
BAM! Body and Mind will tell you everything you need to know about all of the stuff that matters.  This website from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on nutrition, physical activity, stress, safety, and diseases.  The site is designed specifically for  kids 9 - 12 years old and features games and quizzes to test your skills.

CENTER FOR YOUNG MEN’S HEALTH
CENTER FOR YOUNG WOMEN’ HEALTH
These websites provides a series of guides on emotional health, including on test anxiety, depression, bullying, and eating disorders

GIRLSHEALTH.GOV
Girlshealth.gov is committed to empowering girls to create strong, positive relationships and happy, healthy futures.

GO ASK ALICE! 
Geared at young adults, this question and answer website contains a large database of questions about a variety of concerns surrounding emotional health.

JED FOUNDATION 
Promoting emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, this website provides an online resource center, ULifeline, a public dialogue forum, Half of Us, and Transition Year, resources and tools to help students transition to college.

KELTY MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE CENTER 
Reference sheets are provided that list top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support for mental health disorders.

KIDS AGAINST BULLYING
This innovative, creative and educational from Pacer Center is designed for elementary school students to learn about bullying prevention, engage in activities and be inspired to take action.

MANAGING STRESS - AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
This document provides information on stress and how to build a personal plan for how to deal with it.

OK2TALK - NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
OK2TALK is a community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope

REACH OUT
This website provides information on specific mental health disorders, as well as resources to help teens make safe plans when feeling suicidal, and helpful tips on how to relax.

TEENS HEALTH
Providing a safe place for teens who need honest and accurate information, this website provides resources on mental health issues.

TEENS AGAINST BULLYING
This website from Pacer Center was created by and for teens and is a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, to take action, to be heard, and to own an important social cause.

TEEN MENTAL HEALTH
Geared towards teenagers, this website provides learning tools on a variety of mental illnesses, videos, and resources for friends.

THE TREVOR PROJECT
The Trevor Project a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Available 24/7. Call 1-866-488-7386 or Text START to 678678

YOUR JOURNEY FOR TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS
This portion of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.