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

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.

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

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.

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.

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