Mental Health

Mental health information for teens.

2NDFLOOR

2NDFLOOR

2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey's youth and young adults. They are here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face and are available 24/7 365 days a year.

888-222-2228

Make It OK

Make It OK

“Make It OK” is a campaign to reduce the stigma of mental illnesses. The site provides discusses mental illness, the stigma surrounding mental illnesses, and offers tips on what to say and what not to say to someone with mental illness.

Mental Health and Behavior -- from MedlinePlus

FInd information on various mental health topics, such as bipolar disorder, phobias, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and many others.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Youth page

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Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 10 and 24.

Suicide Warning Signs – from the NJ Suicide Prevention Hopeline

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These signs may mean that someone is at risk for suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, you can find help and support from the Hopeline at 855-NJ-HOPELINE (855-654-6735). Specialists are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Teen Mental Health -- from MedlinePlus

Being a teenager is hard.  You're under stress to be liked, do well in school, get along with your family, and make big decisions.  You can't avoid most of these pressures, and worrying about them is normal.

What Does "Mental Health Problem" Mean? -- from Mentalhealth.gov

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Are you having troubling doing the things you need to do or like to do because of how you feel?  Have you been feeling down for a while?  Mental health problems don't only affect adults.  In fact, children, teens, and young adults can have mental health problems, too.

Your Mind, from TeensHealth

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Being healthy means dealing with the changes in your body -- and your mind.  Relationships, body image, family, stress, emotions, identity, trauma, and a variety of mental health issues can be extremely challenging.  Visit this page for facts, advice, and support.

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