Mental Health Resources

Learn More About Mental Health

 

Common mental health myths - Children’s Health 

5 Ways to End Mental Health Stigma - Children’s Health 

Self-Care for Resilience - Resources | MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

What to Say - Tips for talking about mental illnesses - Make It OK

Seize the Awkward | Talk With A Friend About Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness events

Mental Health Awareness Month - NAMI  (May)

Mental Illness Awareness Week - NAMI (first week of Oct.)

National Stress Awareness Day - (first Wed. in Nov.)


Suicide Prevention Week - NAMI (September)

International OCD Awareness Week - International OCD Foundation (Oct)

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day - AFSP  (11/20/21)

additional Resources for School Librarians
additional Resources for Educators

For High Schools - The Jed Foundation (JED)

Education and Awareness - NIMH

Resources for Educators - Child Mind Institute

Tools - The Campaign to Change Direction (Depression/Mental-Health)

Articles on mental health

Signs Of Depression And Anxiety In Teens, And How To Help - NPR

Demystifying the Mind - Learning for Justice

What does "suicide contagion" mean, and what can be done to prevent it? - HHS.gov

"Will They Think I'm Crazy?" Busting Childhood Mental Health Stigma - Salud America!