National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or Text “HOME” to 741741
an online chat service
- 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.
- 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 to Spanish.
- The APA offers an informational flyer to educate parents and teachers on mental health. This flyer gives advice and ways to talk to kids and teens about mental health.
- 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.
- The CDC gives a list of children’s mental health disorders and by clicking on a disorder information is available about that specific disorder.
- The MHA discusses depression in teens. This link provides issues surrounding teen depression such as adolescent pressures, signs, statistics, and treatment.
- NAMI gives information on the warning signs of someone that may be affected by mental illness and also offers Peer Support Groups.
- The NIMH educates on the warning signs of child and adolescent mental health.
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline gives information on youth suicide and ways to help your loved ones.
- The SC Department of Mental Health offers a wide range of services to the community. This link gives locations of treatment centers in SC.
- A grant program of the Department of Mental Health (DMH). We are federally funded and evaluated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- SAMHSA educates on mental health and substance disorders. It also offers information on prevention and treatment option links.
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center provides information on the risks and protective factors of adolescents being affected by suicide.
- 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 datasheets.
- Youth.Gov offers tips/ resources for Preventing youth suicide, after an attempt, and also groups at risk.