Mind and Body

Mind and Body

Mental Health

Anxiety

  1. Anxiety Canada – Anxiety Canada is a non-profit organization started in 1999 by a group of concerned consumers, family members, and professionals, who work to increase awareness about anxiety disorders; promote education of the general public, affected persons, and health care providers; and increase access to evidence-based resources and treatments.
  2. Anxiety Disorder Resource Center – This resource page is from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, whose mission is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis, and treatment, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.
  3. Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents Fact Sheet – This fact sheet was put together by the National Institute of Mental Health, whose mission is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

Depression

  1. Teenager's Guide to Depression – As a non-profit health organization, Helpguide believes that everyone facing mental and emotional health challenges deserves to have access to free, unbiased information.
  2. Psych Central – This is the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health social network. Since 1995, this award-winning website has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable information and over 200 support groups, which opens a new window to consumers.
  3. Teen Depression – This page was put together by the Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research, and education for people from all walks of life.
  4. Youth Resources – This resource page is from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, whose mission is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis, and treatment and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.

Self-Injury

  1. The Adolescent Self-Injury Foundation – A non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness about adolescent self-injury. By providing education, prevention techniques, resources, research, and forums, ASIF aims to increase understanding of the self-injurious adolescent and family in the journey towards wellness and recovery.
  2. Cutting and Self-Harm – As a non-profit health organization, Helpguide, believes that everyone facing mental and emotional health challenges deserves to have access to free, unbiased information.
  3. Self-Injury in Adolescents – This resource page is from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, whose mission is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis, and treatment, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.
  4. Self-Injury/Cutting – This page was put together by the Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research, and education for people from all walks of life.

Stress Management

  1. Stress Management Plan – Create a personal stress management plan for teens through the American Academy of Pediatrics, whose mission is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
  2. Fostering Resilience – A teen’s personal guide to managing stress. Dr. Ginsburg is a pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Body

Sexual Health

  1. Planned Parenthood for Teens – Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.
  2. Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center – The Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center, known as the Borum, is a program of Fenway Health that provides safe, non-judgmental care for young people ages 12–29 who may not feel comfortable going anywhere else. No one is turned away – they'll do whatever it takes to help you. The Borum is affiliated with Beth Israel Lahey Health and with Boston Children’s Hospital. It is licensed as a health center, mental health clinic, and substance abuse center by the Department of Public Health. Located at 75 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111.
  3. BAGLY - The Boston Alliance of LGBTQ+ Youth (BAGLY) was formed in 1980. It is a youth-led, adult-supported organization committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies, and services for the LGBTQ+ youth community. BAGLY believes in a world that is more equitable and safe for LGBTQ+ youth. It prioritizes the needs of LGBTQ+ youth of color, trans and gender non-conforming youth, and homeless LGBTQ+ youth.
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