Did you know that 1 in 5 youth and young adults lives with a mental health condition? The Student Guide to Mental Health Fact Sheet from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) lists the common warning signs that something is amiss and explains the steps to take if you are worried. Read more ›
Teen Mental Health
Talking to your friend about mental health can be scary – but reaching out when you’re feeling down or when you see a friend struggling can make a huge difference. Read more ›
This tip sheet from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) contains information about some of the signs of grief and anger and provides useful information about how to cope with grief. In addition, the Helpful Resources section provides hotline numbers and treatment locators for those who may want further help. Read more ›
High school teens spend most of their time attending classes, participating in extracurricular activities and doing homework. There is constant pressure to do everything and do it well to prepare for a successful career or higher education after high school. This can cause a lot of stress.
Use these tips to take a break from the barrage of constant communication and manage your stress in a healthy way. Read more ›
California high school and middle school students will have some lifesaving information at their fingertips as they go back to school this year. Read more ›
Legislation passed this summer in Oregon will allow students five excusable mental health days in a three-month period. In Utah, permissible illnesses were expanded in 2018 to include mental illnesses in addition to physical illnesses.
The data shows a sizable number of U.S. students could benefit if other states pass similar laws. Read more ›
Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. People with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) find it difficult to control their anxiety and stay focused on daily tasks. The good news is that GAD is treatable. Read more ›