ReachOut

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.

First Year Focus

This website, by book publisher Allyn & Bacon, is explicitly for first year college/university students.  This site involves an easy to use interface, and helps first year students learn how to best save money, how to best study, and how to deal with other facets of their first year as an undergrad student.  Highly recommended!

Body Positive

Change your mind, change your culture, and let your body be! A wide-ranging body image site for women and girls of all sizes. This is a body-disparagement-free zone!  Includes forums, articles, tools for accepting yourself or others, and departments.

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