This website was created in order to assist young people to identify and understand mental distress they may be experiencing and to link them to sources of help that will enable them to learn skills and strategies to manage these problems. Being able to recognize signs early on and finding ways to deal with them increases the chances of better long-term outcomes and positive mental health.
A great resources for the cultivation of the authentic self with helpful guidance in trying to find our way to ourselves. This is where you might learn about something you would like to experience. You might learn about a woman you’d like to emulate. You might learn a new perspective or an unfamiliar custom or a new way to talk to yourself about something.
An organization dedicated to educating youth and adults about depression and mental illness, and to reducing the stigma associated with mental illness.
The AACAP Youth Advisory Group, made up of youth, young adults and child psychiatrists promotes youth voice and empowerment throughout AACAP and within the behavioral health system by developing educational materials included in this site for youth and mental health professionals.