Drop the Stigma is a campaign designed by and for youth of color that seeks to make starting conversations about mental health easier. This is so important because the fact of the matter is that youth are experts on their own mental health needs and know what kinds of solutions are going to work best.
1 in 5 youth between the ages of 13 and 18
will have a mental health disorder.

If you are seeking mental health services for yourself or another person, please examine the resources below.

If this is an emergency, please contact 1-800-273-TALK or call 911.

Half of all mental illnesses begin by age 14 and 75% by age 24.

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Volunteering eases veterans’ transition to civilian life

February 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Volunteering eases veterans’ transition to civilian life

The first peer-reviewed and published national study of civic service among U.S. vets who served in Iraq and/or Afghanistan found volunteering improved their health and social life.

Stress hormones underlie Indigenous health gap in Australia

February 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Stress hormones underlie Indigenous health gap in Australia

Scientists have made a disturbing finding about some young Indigenous people's biological reaction to stress, but one that could help close the health gap for indigenous people.

It takes an average of 8 to 10 years for people to receive treatment for mental health conditions.