Additional Resources: For Youth


Youth Suicide Prevention Resources

Mind Your Mind (
A non-profit dedicated to providing reliable information for youth dealing with depression, anxiety, and suicide. The site contains youth-specific resources, tips for coping with mental illness issues, and the personal stories of youth who have experienced and overcome these issues.

Reach Out (
A website for youth, by youth, with information on how to help yourself or a friend who is thinking about suicide. Allows youth to share their stories about overcoming depression and suicide in an online, supportive environment.

We Can Help US (
A collection of videos made by real teens who have gone through a variety of different challenges and overcome them. Also allows other youth to share their own stories in a supportive environment.

The Trevor Project (
A website dedicated to helping LGBTQ youth dealing with depression, anxiety, and suicide. Also operates a 24-hour crisis hotline, 1-866-4-U-TREVOR.

The Jed Foundation (
A resource for college students containing information about depression and anxiety among college students, and information about how to get help at school. (
An online resource that offers information about how to find and contact a therapist, and how to make sure your therapist is right for you. Also offers resources for connecting to a therapist online for 'e-therapy'.

GLBT National Youth Talkline (

The GLBT National Youth Talkline provides telephone and email peer-counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. All National Youth Talkline services are free and confidential. 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)

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Last updated January 24, 2013