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Mental Health

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or Text 

“HOME” to 741741 an online chat service

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

  • The AACAP offers information on “Stress Management and Teens.” This link gives information on different factors contributing to stress in teens. It also offers ways to cope with stress for teens.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

  • The AAP delivers information on the emotional wellness of children. The link consists of educational topics that can affect children’s behavior and ways to educate parents. This site is also translated into Spanish.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

  • The ADAA discusses child and teen depression. ADAA educates individuals on misconceptions and stigma relating to childhood and teen depression along with signs, symptoms, and treatment.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • The CDC gives a list of children’s mental health disorders and by clicking on a disorder information is available about that specific disorder.

HHS Office of Minority Health and Trauma Resources

  • The resources are designed to help communities support emotional well-being and recovery.

Mental Health America(MHA)

  • The MHA discusses depression in teens. This link provides issues surrounding teen depression such as adolescent pressures, signs, statistics, and treatment.

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)

  • NAMI gives information on the warning signs of someone that may be affected by mental illness and also offers Peer Support Groups.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

  • The NIMH educates on the warning signs of child and adolescent mental health.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline gives information on youth suicide and ways to help your loved ones.

Resources for Children and Adolescents Experiencing Grief

  • This page not only allows caregivers but also children and adolescents expressing grief the opportunity to access credible and reliable resources. 

South Carolina Department of Mental Health

  • The SC Department of Mental Health offers a wide range of services to the community. This link gives locations of treatment centers in SC.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

  • SAMHSA educates on mental health and substance disorders. It also offers information on prevention and treatment option links.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center provides information on the risks and protective factors of adolescents being affected by suicide.

Tips for Teens: Coping with Teen Stress

  • Teen Stress Fact Card

Latino Youth Stress and Mental Health

Preventing Teen Suicide

  • Teen Suicide Fact Card


US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • The US Department of HHS gives information on mental health in adolescents. This link offers the basic information surrounding mental health while also including national and state datasheets.

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