Teens:

Coping with 2020 and beyond.

vapingFeeling all sorts of emotions lately? Having a hard time handling it all? You’re not alone. The pandemic and everything that comes along with it…has been tough on all of us.

This page has a ton of information on ways you can take care of yourself while we get through this rough time. Things like websites, apps, local services…and it’s all organized based on how you are feeling.

Click the emotion bars below depending on your needs.

Depression

The National Institute of Health has information about how to manage your depression during the pandemic

• The Heard Alliance has information about depression specifically for teens

• Here’s a quick guide to dealing with depression

• CenCal Health has more information on depression in our Health Library

Stress / Anxiety / Fear

Suicide

*If you or someone you know is in a suicidal crisis call 911 immediately*

  • If you are thinking of suicide, you can:
    • Text Hello to 741741 for free 24/7 support from a crisis counselor
    • Call the Casa Pacifica Safe Alternatives for Treating Youth (SAFTY) hotline at 1-888-334-2777
    • Call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
  • For mental health resources if you’re feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or suicidal you can go to:

Anger

  • It’s normal to feel angry during these strange times. Here’s some information about how to cope with anger:

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