Mental Health Resources
Social and Emotional Health Resources
Body Image and Self-Esteem, Kids Health: External link information for helping teenagers and adolescents understand what body image is and how their self-esteem can be affected.
15 Great Self-Esteem-Building Activities and Exercises for Teens and Adults, Enlightenment Portal: External link resource with self-esteem-building exercises for teens.
Toolkit: Identity Development, ACT for Youth: External link resource for teachers and professionals on how to explain identity development to adolescents.
Adolescence and Internet Identity, Psychology Today: External link guide for parents on how the internet can negatively affect their child’s identity.
Your Teen's Search for Identity, Psych Central: External link parent resource on how to help their child understand what it means to develop an identity for themselves.
Anxiety and Teens, WebMD: External link information for parents and professionals to help them understand anxiety in teenagers and adolescents and what interventions and support can be provided.
Erika’s Lighthouse: External link site that educates school communities about teen depression, eliminates the stigma associated with mental illness, and empowers teens to take charge of their mental health.
Youth – AnxietyBC, AnxietyCanada: External link resource for teens who may be suffering from anxiety.
20 Confessions from Teens With Mental Illness, Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program: External link quoted experiences on mental health from teens, for teens.
Living With a Mental Disorder, Buzzfeed News: External link video that describes what it’s like to live with mental illness as a teenager.
10 Facts About Teens and Mental Health, Health Tricks: External link video about mental health facts and teenagers.
Mindfulness for Teens – Resources, Mindfulness For Teens: External link comprehensive list of mindfulness apps, books, websites, classes, and programs for teenagers.
Teen Depression, National Institute of Mental Health: External link organization providing mental health education, resources, and clinical trial research for certain diagnoses.
Depression, Teen Mental Health: External link information about depression, including how to identify risk factors for depression and what to do if you are concerned about yourself or someone else with depression, for all audiences.
Helpline, Teen Line Online: External link peers support line resource for teens, by teens; available 6 p.m.–10 p.m. daily.