Teen Mental Health and Mindfulness

It can be tough to be a teen.Copy of MentalHealthAwareness

The good news is that you don’t have to feel alone. 

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Mental Health and Mindfulness Booklist

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Your Life Your Voice 

The Boys Town National Hotline is available at anytime. Contact them if you’re depressed, contemplating suicide, being abused, on the run, addicted, threatened by gang violence, or are facing an overwhelming challenge. Call, text, chat, and email are all available on the website.

Mental Health Literacy

This non-profit offers help and advice on a variety of mental health topics including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addictions, obsessive compulsive disorders, and trauma related disorders.

Teen Health and Wellness Hotlines & Websites

A comprehensive list of websites and hotlines for suicide, grief, teen pregnancy, homelessness, depression, eating disorders, stress & anxiety, bullying, sexual and domestic violence, and more.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI offers help and advice for those dealing with mental illness, as well as help for friends and family of those dealing with mental illness.

OK2TALK is a community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope.  

Teen Issues HelpGuide

The non-profit organization offers guides for help with depression, suicide, eating disorders, addiction, bullying and self harm. 

Adolescent Self Injury Foundation
Offers information and help regarding  self-injury or self-harm.

The Trevor Project

The leading national organization offering crisis and suicide intervention to LGBTQ youth. Offers a 24/7 helpline and a way to connect with other LGBTQ youth.

Born This Way Foundation
LGBTQ+ and Transgender Teen Helplines