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 emotional wellness of children. The link consists of educational topics that can be affect children’s behavior and ways to educate parents. This site is also translated to spanish.

American Psychological Association (APA)

The APA offers an informational flyer to educate parents and teachers on mental heath. This flyer gives advice and ways to talk to kids and teens about mental health.

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.

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 give information on youth suicide and ways to help your loved ones.

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.

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 and while also including national and state data sheets.