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Youth Mental Health

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Adolescence and young adulthood are times of change, growth, and challenges. Whether you're a teen trying to make sense of how you’re feeling, a young adult navigating the pressures of increased responsibility, a parent trying to find help for your child, or an educator aiming to bring mental health to the classroom, Mental Health America has information and resources to help you.

For kids and teens

If something doesn't feel right, but you're not quite sure what's going on, you've come to the right place.

Get resources for kids and teens

For young adults

Navigate life, career, and college issues you may face after high school when it comes to mental health.

Get resources for young adults

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Youth leadership

Mental Health America's youth programs empower aspiring and established young advocates to ignite their communities and build a mentally healthy future for all.

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For parents and caregivers

Get familiar with the issues young people are facing, understand treatment options, and more.

Find resources for parents and caregivers

For schools and educators

Help students with their mental health and take steps to address your own with these resources.

Get resources for schools

General youth info

Understand how to protect the mental well-being of young people and learn about mental health issues they face.

Learn more about youth mental health

Take a mental health test

Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition.

Take a screen