Mostly interesting to the the common layperson who is interested in psychology/psychiatry or the student, this manual is a well-thought out guide to how to help others when help is needed right now.
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ReachOut is an information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues. All content is written by teens and young adults, for teens and young adults, to meet them where they are, and help them recognize their own strengths and use those strengths to overcome their difficulties and/or seek help if necessary. The Inspire USA Foundation oversees ReachOut.
Reachout.com has 4 key sections:
The Facts provides information on a range of mental health issues
Real Stories shares personal experiences with mental health issues from teens and young adults and how they got through these issues
Get Help provides information about how you might find the help you need
Add Your Voice presents opportunities for you to contribute content to ReachOut and have your opinions become part of the larger ReachOut community.
Our tagline is “Be Happy. Be Healthy. Be You. Beautiful.” It focuses on the idea that being yourself â€” finding what makes you smile and how to live well â€” is what makes you “you.” And that is beautiful!
People feel a range of emotions in the aftermath of suicide â€“ not everyone will go through all of these experiences and the length of each may differ, but these are common emotional reactions that often come like a tidal wave unexpectedly and repeatedly. Learn how to stop it before it happens, or at least how to deal with it after. Hopefully to stop it before it happens.
Did you know that depression affects about 19 million people in the United States every year? College students are especially at risk with half reporting that they have been so stressed that they couldnâ€™t function during the past year. The impact of mental illness is so devastating that suicide is the third leading cause of death among all people ages 15-24. With so many people struggling, why is it still hard for us to talk about “mental health?”
Nearly all mental health issues can be improved with proper treatment. When we decrease the stigma around mental health and encourage students to seek help if they need it, we are changing and saving lives.
Psychotherapy Brown Bag is an online magazine on the use of science in clinical psychology. Our goal is to facilitate conversations and provide information regarding effective treatments and recent research findings.
This site provides useful general references for both professionals and the general public. It is not intended as a substitute for individualized professional evaluation or treatment. There are many good resources here, including information, support groups, and clinical treatment providers.
This website is about scientific research into how the mind works. The studies have been published in reputable academic journals in many different areas of psychology.