Online Mental Health Resources for Young Adults
- JED Foundation for Teens and Young Adults
- I Need Help: JED resource linking to emergency support information and mental health resource center with tips, action steps, stories, screenings, and other supports.
- I Want To Help: JED resource offering advice and resources on supporting a friend in need.
- Coping with Grief and Loss and I’ve Lost Someone to Suicide: JED resource providing guidance on grief and loss related to a death or suicide.
- Set To Go: JED resource designed to prepare students for college and help them manage the transition through providing social, emotional, and life skills.
- National Institute of Mental Health for Teens and Young Adults
- Turning Point CT: CT mental wellness, peer support for young adults.
- JCK Foundation
- Active Minds National: Organization addressing mental health stigma on campus. Also, check out SCSU's Active Minds student group.
Online Mental Health Resources for All
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- TED Talks on Mental Health
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration
- Mental Health
- National Institute of Mental Health
- Mental Health America
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Mental Health and Wellness Apps
- Calm: Guided meditations, soothing sounds, and sleep stories.
- Headspace: Guided meditations, soothing sounds, and sleep stories.
- Pacifica: Guided meditations, soothing sounds, and sleep stories.
- Breathwrk: Guided breathing exercises for calmness, energy, sleep.
- NOD: Free, research-backed, app combating loneliness and empowering students to build authentic social connections. Search for the “Nod App” in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and login using University credentials.
- VA Mobile Apps: Free VA-developed self-help apps, including PTSD Coach, Mindfulness Coach, CBT-I Coach (insomnia), and others.
- Psych Central - Top 10 Free Mental Health Apps in 2022
While mental health apps like the ones on this list can be beneficial for many people, they cannot replace treatment if you’ve been diagnosed with a mental health condition. However, they may be helpful tools to use in addition to therapy, medication, or both.
Mental Health, Culture, and Your Identity
- NAMI - Identity and Cultural Dimensions: Extensive list of mental health resources for those identifying as Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, Latinx, Indigenous, LGBTQIA+, and/or Living with a disability.