How to Ask for Help

Knowing who to turn to—and what to say—can make all the difference when dealing with mental health issues. To find the support you need, follow these tips.

How to Take Control of Cyberbullying

Online harassment is a growing problem. If you or a friend is being targeted, here’s how to put an end to it fast.

Why I Talk About My Own Struggles as a Teen with Depression

When I was 12 years old, I was formally diagnosed with depression. It came after a week away from home at camp, when my director heard that I had told other people that I had thoughts of killing myself.

Dealing with College Rejection

No one loves rejection. Rejection is one of those things in life that is hard for everyone, no matter if you're an adult, a teen, or a child.

Meet the Jewish Teen Who’s Capturing What Mental Illness Looks Like

Haley M. is a college freshman at the College of New Jersey majoring in art education. Her recent series of paintings, seen throughout this piece, were inspired by her experience with mental illness.

What It’s Really Like Trying to Pass as a Neurotypical Teen

People don’t realize there’s a struggle going on beneath my friendly, sassy exterior. My depression is like a wet blanket over the anxiety, telling it that nothing matters anyway–not that anxiety cares.

Anxiety: What You Need to Know

You’re on your way to your chemistry midterm, when all of a sudden your stomach drops. You can hear your ...

This Is What You Can Do to Combat Trauma

Ever since David’s school bus got into an accident last summer, he’s felt jittery, irritable, and easily frightened. He’s having ...

Unhealthy Relationships: The Signs & What to Do About It

Zach’s girlfriend has become his whole world, but it doesn’t seem like she feels the same way. She’s constantly putting ...

What Is an Unhealthy Relationship?

Jessica and her boyfriend have been together for three months. They spend every moment together, tell each other “I love ...

Depression & Suicide: What You Need to Know

Rachel hasn’t been herself lately. She used to be active on the debate team, run track, and always be up ...

Depression & Suicide: Getting Help

Trevor used to be able to talk to his friends when he was feeling down, but as his depression gets ...