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We all have stressors in our lives. Sometimes, we struggle with the sadness, loneliness, or anxiety they bring—and find that these feelings can be difficult to talk about. But we all deserve to treat our mental health with the same care and compassion we do our physical health.
Here, you’ll find resources to help support your emotional well-being and be there for loved ones who need the same.
Learn the signs that a friend might be struggling with their mental health, and find advice for how to be there for them.
Everyone experiences mental illness in different ways. Hear people open up about their personal experience with mental illness.
When you’re feeling overwhelmed or anxious, these strategies can help you cope.
Source: Anxiety & Depression Association of America
Depression is a chronic disease, but it’s also a manageable one. Learn daily steps to cope.
By Dior Vargas
Talking about mental health can be hard, but it can make all the difference. Use these tips to start the conversation.
“I felt like I was just dragging everyone down, and I felt so alone with all my problems. But the thing is, I was not alone.”
75% of mental health conditions begin by age 24. Know where and when to seek help, and who to talk to.
“Having acceptance of my mental illness means taking charge of my life and moving forward.”
Gain a deeper understanding of how mental illness can affect kids by learning the truth about common myths.
Both women and men experience depression, but their symptoms can be very different. Learn the signs of depression in men.
By Jackson K
Source: National Alliance of Mental Illness
“This isn’t a path meant for one, and that’s something I’m beginning to understand. I’m not alone.”
The symptoms of depression in older adults are different from those in younger people. Learn how to spot them and what to do.
By Angie O’Reilly
Read expert advice on asking someone about their mental health and what to expect when you offer to help.
The Lifeline provides free, confidential support 24/7 for people who are thinking about suicide or worried about a friend.
Crisis Text Line offers anyone, in any type of crisis, access to free, 24/7 support and information through text.
Befrienders Worldwide connects those in need of crisis counseling to local helplines in over 30 countries.
The Trevor Project’s helpline supports LGBTQ youth who are feeling suicidal or in need of a judgment-free place to talk.
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