Teen Mental Health Resources

From screening tools to blogs, we try and provide the most helpful resources for you and your child below.

The More You Know, The More Equipped You Are to Battle Teen Mental Health Issues

Our holistic approach to treating teen mental health concerns includes arming you with the tools and mental health resources you need. We know there is an overwhelming amount of information out there, which is why we’ve compiled a list of what we believe to be some of the best mental health resources on the internet.

Use any of the following mental health support tools in conjunction with our treatment plan to help your child overcome their struggles, do well in school, and go on to achieve their full potential.

Mental Health Screening Tools

Mental Health America’s Mental Health Tests

As one of the most trusted sources for mental health support and information, Mental Health America (MHA) provides several tests to give you a snapshot of your child’s mental health. These may be a great way to begin your journey to getting your child the mental health support they need.

Amanda Scott’s Recognizing Signs of ADHD

Recognizing Signs of ADHD

Amanda Scott, LCPC, NCC, a compassionate therapist from our Dayrise team, has compiled an in-depth resource to guide parents through recognizing both inattentive and hyperactive types of ADHD, along with insights into executive functioning and emotional challenges related to the condition. Dive into Amanda’s thoughtful exploration and equip yourself with the knowledge to navigate these complex waters together with your loved one.

Downloadable Mental Health Resources

The National Institute of Mental Health is another reliable source of mental health information. Download these helpful mental health support tools and give them to your child’s family, friends, and other members of their support network to help them better understand and support your child’s mental health concerns.

Educational Toolkit

Mental Health Articles, News & More

Mental Health America Back-to-School Outreach Toolkit
Mental Health America 2023 Mental Health Month Toolkit

Dayrise Presentations

Mental Health Data & Statistics

LGBTQIA+ Resources

Recursos en Español (Spanish Resources)

Kit de Herramientas El Mes de la Salud Mental

Popular Online Mental Health Blogs

The following mental health blogs provide motivation, information, and support for people living with mental illness and their families. Investing your time into reading mental health blogs and the comments of others just like you will help you feel less alone in your battle against your child’s mental health struggles.

The Mighty Mental Health Blogs

This incredibly vast mental health resource provides support for people living with mental health disorders. Covering over 6,000 topics primarily authored by those struggling, you’ll get a glimpse of what it feels like to have depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues.

 The OCD Stories

With real stories to educate and inspire people living with OCD, their families, and therapists, this is a beneficial mental health resource. Not only does it provide support through their blog, but they also have a popular podcast that has been downloaded over 2 million times.

Love and Life Toolbox

One of the most helpful mental health blogs for those struggling with mental health issues, the Love and Life Toolbox includes mental health resources for fostering emotional wellness and healthy relationships. Founded by Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT, this blog also contains courses, consultations, and tons of helpful content.

Bipolar Burble Blog

Originally a blog about her accounts of experiencing bipolar disorder, this blog has grown to be a popular and respected mental health resource. Natasha Tracy is an award-winning writer, speaker, and social media consultant who shares her quality insights into bipolar disorder.

Need More Mental Health Support?

Whether you are in our area or not, we’re here to help guide you in the right direction when it comes to finding help for your child with mental illness. We believe in the importance of ending the negative stigma surrounding mental health and want to assist anyone looking for help.

If you think your teen suffers from depression or anxiety, contact us right away, and we’ll help you determine the next steps to getting the help your child needs.

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