Mental Health Organizations

RESOURCES FOR YOUTH

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
Find information on mental health conditions and treatment, taking charge of your mental health, and connect with an online community of young people to share experiences and what works.

Mental Health America (MHA) 

Mental Health America (MHA) 
Resources on common issues facing college students from a non-profit dedicated to the belief that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process.

Born This Way Foundation

Born This Way Foundation
Lady Gaga’s non-profit organization created to support the wellness of young people and empower them to create a kinder and braver world; includes mental wellness information.

Orygen

Orygen
Learn how to thoughtfully share and comment about suicide online by reading #chatsafe: a young person's guide for communicating safely online about suicide. 

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Find a description of the types of mental health professionals, and how to take charge of your treatment.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

National Institute of Mental Health 
Provides easy-to-read brochures and fact sheets to help better understand a variety of mental health disorders.

Medication Guides

RESOURCES FOR YOUTH

Head Meds

Head Meds
Developed in the UK just for young people, this site provides straight talk on medication prescribed for mental health conditions.

Making Healthy Choices

Making Healthy Choices 
Information specifically for youth in foster care about making decisions about their mental health, treatment options, and the use of psychotropic medications.

Youth Advocacy

Active Minds

Active Minds 
Creates a safe space for college students to speak openly about mental health, educate others and encourage peers to seek help.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
Student-led Gender and Sexual Alliance clubs create safe and LGBTQ- inclusive schools. Find resources on GSA Chapters, and tools on how to establish or re-establish a GSA.

Stop Bullying

StopBullying.gov
This website offers resources specifically for teens to prevent bullying in their schools and communities and provides resources for those being bullied.

Teens Against Bullying

Teens Against Bullying
Advocate for yourself and others in middle and high school to stop bullying, take action and be heard.

Time to Change

Time to Change 
Join England’s biggest program to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.

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