for teens

If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

Active Minds is a movement of young people raising awareness and changing the conversation about mental health. Join or start a chapter at your school to take action in your community. You can learn more about mental health and gain tipsfor reaching out to a friend at www.activeminds.org/gethelp

Beyond OCD, the leading provider of consumer-friendly resources to help sufferers cope with and conquer Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), has an entire section of resources and website just for teens.

http://beyondocd.org/just-for-teens

FlipSwitch CABF for teens & 20’s is an online site dedicated to helping teens and 20’s understand depression and bipolar disorder.

http://www.thebalancedmind.org/flipswitch

WebMD has a site just for teens, with individual sites for boys and girls. Advice on everything from food to mood and how to manage a healthy lifestyle in no nonsense language dealing with issues teens are often embarrassed to ask about.

http://teens.webmd.com/

Kids Health has a site specific to teenagers which provides information on everything from diseases, to sexual health, to drugs and alcohol and mental health.

http://kidshealth.org/teen/

The Trevor Project is dedicated to ending the disproportionately high rate of suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.

http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

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