Skip to main menu Skip to content

Teen Mental Health

July 17, 2020

Why tMHFA Is More Important Now Than Ever Before Yes

Together, we are facing a host of collective traumas, including a pandemic, ongoing racial inequity and systemic reform. In the…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
June 29, 2020

Black Boots, Gender Identity and teen Mental Health First Aid

Since I came out as transgender in seventh grade, I’ve worn the same black boots — black, thick-toed, lace-up. (Not…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
April 24, 2020

Supporting Friends During COVID-19

It’s hard not to see your friends at school or on weekends because of physical distancing. However, you can still…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Teen Mental Health
April 21, 2020

Tips to Help Teens Cope During COVID-19

When our world changes quickly and suddenly because of things like COVID-19, it is common to experience changes in our…

Anxiety, Mental Health First Aid, News, Self-Care, Teen Mental Health
February 26, 2020

How to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder

For up to 30 million people in the United States, thoughts and emotions related to body image are distorted and…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
February 25, 2020

Study Shows Social Media May Play a Role in Eating…

“Young adolescence is a time of both peer influences and appearance being very important, so it’s not hard to see…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology, Teen Mental Health
February 12, 2020

7 Things You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

“When researchers followed a group of 496 adolescent girls for 8 years, until they were 20, they found a total…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
September 26, 2019

Why Are We Afraid of Mental Health?

Eventually we have to ask ourselves, “Why are we afraid of mental health?” As my high school experience came to…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 26, 2019

teen Mental Health First Aid Taught Me How to Save…

I wanted to help them. I wanted to say something. But, what could I do? What could I say? When…

Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 24, 2019

How To Ask An Adult For Help Yes

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call 9-1-1, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health, The "Awkward" Conversation
September 24, 2019

Five Ways to Manage Your Back-to-School Mental Health Yes

Getting good grades. College and job applications. Extra-curricular activities. The list goes on. High school students face pressure every day…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Schools, Teen Mental Health
September 23, 2019

Why Peer-to-Peer Support is Important Yes

“Regardless of how happy, smart or popular someone seems on the outside, everyone is fighting battles we have no idea…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health