Things can get tough in high school or college, and your emotional health is equally as important as your physical health. If you or a friend are dealing with increased levels of sadness or anxiety from bullying or other stressful situations, there are ways to make it stop. Find out how to take action below:
CELEBRITIES TAKING ACTION
Meet six celebrities taking action on the issue. Click on their picture for more:
5 WAYS TO TAKE ACTION
Ever felt so down you couldn't concentrate in school or enjoy social activities with your friends? If so, you are not alone. Here are some quick tips that everyone can use to take control of their emotional health.
If you're currently in college, use this anonymous mental health screening tool developed by Duke University Medical Center. Complete this 5 to 10 minute self-assessment to learn if a treatable mental health problem could be affecting you or a friend.
Find Help Now
If you're having thoughts of suicide or any type of self-harm, help is just a phone call away. Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK, or click "Act" for more information.
Help A Friend
Are you prepared to recognize a friend in need and steer them toward help? Would you know what to do? Get tips and information.
You can use your voice and your vote to decrease the stigma around mental health issues and ensure our mental health is not an afterthought. Explore the action items to get involved.