Mental Health & Wellbeing Resources for Parents and Children

See below for a list of great online resources and information for young people if they are in need of extra support.

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Clinical Child Psychologist

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255. 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

National Sexual Assault Hotline. Free. Confidential. 24/7.

It Gets Better Project

The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe.

The Trevor Project

We provide information & support to LGBTQ young people 24/7, all year round.

National Runaway Safeline

The go-to resource for America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth and their families. http://www.1800RUNAWAY.org, 1-800-786-2929.

Child Mind Institute

An independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.

American Academy of Pediatrics

We're 67​,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The nation’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

7cups

7 Cups is an on-demand emotional health service and online therapy provider

The AAKOMA Project

At the AAKOMA Project, we envision:
A world where EVERY child, teen, and young adult (inclusive of all points of diversity) feels the freedom to live unapologetically and authentically within an environment that allows them to rise and thrive.

The Loveland Foundation

Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls.

Center for Native American Youth

Dedicated to improving the health, safety and overall well-being of Native American youth through communication, policy development, and advocacy.

Mental Health America

MHA is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives through advocacy, public education, and service.

Culture Reframed

Our Program for Parents of Tweens and Program for Parents of Teens help adults build kids' resilience and resistance to the impacts of hypersexualized media and pornography.

Born This Way Foundation

Born This Way Foundation supports the mental health of young people and works with them to create a kinder and braver world.

Stomp Out Bullying

STOMP Out Bullying™ is recognized as the most influential anti-bullying organization in America.

National Eating Disorders Helpline

Call: (800) 931-2237. Contact the NEDA Helpline for support, resources, and treatment options for yourself or a loved one who is struggling with an eating disorder.