Universities, Colleges and Secondary Education Resources

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If you or someone you know is experiencing possible symptoms of mental illness there are two things you should know. First, get help immediately. Research has shown the sooner someone can begin treatment the better their long-term prognosis. Second, recovery is possible. There is hope for individuals with a mental illness and there are many great people ready to help. Seek treatment and start your recovery.

As we were compiling this list, one of the coalition members stated there is a need for more support groups nation-wide. If you are seeking help, contact the school you are attending as see if you have resources available locally.

Active Minds is the nation’s only nonprofit organization dedicated to utilizing the student voice to raise mental health awareness among college students. The organization develops and supports student-run chapters on colleges and university campuses that promote a dialogue around issues of mental health and educate the entire student body about available resources in and around the campus community. For more information, visit www.activeminds.org

Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight. For more information, please visit www.proud2bme.org

Each Mind Matters is California’s Mental Health Movement. We are millions of individuals and thousands of organizations working to advance mental health. The mental health movement certainly didn’t start with us, but Each Mind Matters was created to unite all of us who share a vision of improved mental health and equality. For more information, please visit www.eachmindmatters.org