Good Mental Health
Just as good physical health is important, so is good mental health. Mental health problems can include such things as social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders, addictions, and personality disorders. Find out more about these issues and the help available below.
Young People and Mental Health issues.Watch Video
- ADHD/ADD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Get the Facts
- Depression True clinical depression is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for weeks or longer. But it is treatable. Learn More
- Anxiety/Stress Being anxious or stressed out over school, work, money, relationships and life in general is a common feeling. Find out more
- Eating Disorders Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. These are all very treatable. Get the Facts
- Suicide Suicide is the third leading cause of death among youth between 10 and 19 years of age. This is preventable and help is available. Get More Info
Maybe you or another family member suffers from ADHD. Learn about ADHD causes, the genetic link, and if ADHD can be prevented. Are adults diagnosed with ADHD? Can ADHD/ADD be treated and managed?
The right ADHD treatment may include medication or behavioral therapy, or even a combination of both, and are crucial to managing ADHD. Learn more about the latest treatments.
What is depression and is it treatable? What are the symptoms? How young can depression start? If I, or someone I know, has symptoms of depression, where do I/they go to find out and get help?
Types of Treatment
Anxiety and Stress
Although anxiety is a perfectly natural fight or flight psychological reaction. However, it can be a problem if the anxiety last too long, is more and more frequent, and/or causes a person to lose sleep, and affects their overall quality of life.
Eating disorders go far beyond the simple diet to lose weight. Every year thousands of teens develop eating disorders, have problems with weight, eating, or body image.
Eating Disorder Facts
Types of Eating Disorders
Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for 15- to 24-year-olds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), after accidents and homicide. Every suicide devastates families, friends and communities. Find out more about suicide, ways to prevent it, or get help if you or someone you know has had thoughts of suicide.