Links to more information on girls' feelings
Publications & websites
- BAM! Body and Mind: Your Life – This website has interactive tools to help teens understand stress, peer pressure, and how to make tough choices.
- Depression and High School Students – This publication from the National Institute of Mental Health answers common questions about depression.
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): When Worry Gets Out of Control – The National Institute of Mental Health explains what happens when worry gets out of control.
- Mentalhealth.gov – This website discusses several common mental health conditions, and features stories of recovery from these conditions, mental health myths and facts, and more.
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – This article from the National Institute of Mental Health explains obsessive-compulsive disorder.
- Social Phobia – This is a helpful article on social phobia from the National Institute of Mental Health.
- Anxiety Disorders – Learn about causes and cures of anxiety disorders from kidshealth.org.
- Teens (© American Association of Youth Caregivers) – It is stressful to help take care of your mom, dad, brother, or sister. If you are a caregiver for someone in your family, this website can help you learn how to cope with the feelings you might have.
- Change Your Mind About Mental Health (© American Psychological Association) – This brochure teaches teens about mental health and where to get help for mental health issues.
- Coping With Loss (© Center for Young Women's Health) – Loss of a loved one is never easy, but knowing what to expect and getting support can make it a little bit better. This Web page talks about what loss is and what do to if you don't start to feel better.
- Cutting: Understanding Self-Injury (© The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands) – Hurting yourself is not a good way to deal with stress. Learn how to recognize the signs of this problem and where to seek treatment.
- Cutting – This article from kidshealth.org explains this dangerous issue.
- Dealing with Divorce and Separation – Are your parents going through a divorce or separation? This can be a very difficult and confusing time. It's normal and okay to feel upset and angry. Read this article for advice on how to deal with your feelings.
- Death and Grief – This article from kidshealth.org discusses grieving and ways to feel better.
- Eating Disorders – Learn about the serious problems of eating disorders and how to get help.
- Fears and Phobias – This is a helpful article from kidshealth.org.
- Going to a therapist –This article from kidshealth.org tells you what to expect from therapy.
- "Home Free" Bus Service – Greyhound Lines, working with the National Runaway Safeline, will provide free one-way transportation for runaways returning home through this program.
- How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem? – Get great tips from kidshealth.org.
- Suicide – This is a helpful article from kidshealth.org on signs, getting help, and more.
- Self-Injury – This article gives information on self-injury, explains what to do if you are hurting yourself, and offers advice on how to help a friend that may be cutting.
- Text, Talk, Act to Improve Mental Health – This website encourages using text messages to start conversations about mental health.
- Get Help Now – Are you thinking of running away? Although you may be dealing with a really tough problem, you don't have to run away to solve it. There are things you can do to feel better besides running away. The National Runaway Safeline can help.
- Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder (© CopeCareDeal) – The cold temperatures and fewer daylight hours of winter can make anyone feel a little sad or sleepy. But some people develop serious depression during the winter, called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This page explains which symptoms might come from SAD.
- Why Am I in Such a Bad Mood? – This is a helpful article from kidshealth.org.
- Trichotillomania – This article from kidshealth.org explains this disorder related to hair-pulling.
- National Institute of Mental Health
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Boys Town National Hotline (for girls, too!)
- Center for Young Women's Health
- National Eating Disorders Association
- National Runaway Safeline
- Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
- The Trevor Project
Content last reviewed January 07, 2015
Page last updated February 12, 2015