Resources Tagged With: mental health resources

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Half of Us [web resource]

half of usSuicide is the third-leading cause of death among all people ages 15 to 24.

Half of Us  is dedicated to raising awareness of this problem, decreasing the stigma around mental health and encouraging students to seek help if they need it.

Though the content is written with college students in mind, most of the resources are relevant to all teens in general. Read more ›

The Mighty [web resource]

The Mighty logoThe Mighty is an online platform for people facing disability, disease and mental illness.

Having a disability or disease doesn’t have to be isolating, and The Mighty provides a safe supportive community for people (including teens and young adults) to tell their stories, connect with others and raise support for the causes they believe in. Read more ›

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Resources for Loss Survivors

comfort photoSuicides affect millions every year, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has assembled a number of resources to help survivors cope with suicide loss.  The I’ve Lost Someone section of the AFSP site contains practical information to help you through the first few days after a loss, how to take care of yourself physically, emotionally, and spiritually, and lists some options for connecting with other survivors for support.

AFSP also provides recommendations for books, stories and films for loss survivors: Read more ›

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Teaching Everyone About Mental Health [web resource]

solemn-depressed 863667_1280Teaching Everyone About Mental Illness (TEAM) is website dedicated to equipping family and friends with the tools necessary to help a loved one struggling with a mental illness.

Learn about some of the causes of mental illness, the signs that someone is struggling, what you can say, and what you can do to help. Read more ›

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Emergency Mental Health Services [multiple web resources]

If you have an immediate need for mental health services, this list of resources can provide you with starting point. Read more ›