Youth Friendly Mental Health Resources

Center for Young Women’s Health and Young Men’s Health:

These websites provides a series of guides on emotional health, including on test anxiety, depression, bullying, and eating disorders.


Go Ask Alice!:

Geared at young adults, this question and answer website contains a large database of questions about a variety of concerns surrounding emotional health.

Go Ask Alice! 

Girls Health Mission Statement :

The mission of, developed by the Office on Women’s Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is to promote healthy, positive behaviors in all girls. gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will face as they become young women, and tips on handling relationships with family and friends, at school and at home.


Reach Out

Designed with – and specifically for – young people, ReachOut is 100% online, anonymous and confidential, and lets young people connect on their terms. From one-to-one peer support and moderated online communities, to tips, stories and resources, ReachOut offers a wide range of support options that allow young people to engage in the ways they want to, when they want to.



National Institute of Mental Health

This website provides easy-to read guides and brochures to help better understand a variety of mental health disorders

National Institute of Mental Health


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

SAMHSA provides information on mental health services and treatment centers through a service locator.




Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network:

GLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. This website provides resources on finding GSA Chapters, and tools on how to establish or re-establish a GSA.




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:

Created by and for teens, this website is a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, take action, be heard, and own an important social cause.

Teens Against Bullying:




Crisis Text Line:

Visit or

Text “START” to 741-741


List of International Suicide Hotlines:



Love is Respect:

Visit text “LOVEIS” to 22522, or call 1-866-331-9474 to talk with a peer advocate to prevent and end abusive relationships


National Eating Disorder Association:

Visit or call 1-800-931-2237


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline :

Visit or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)