Massachusetts Medical Society: Mental Health and Substance Use Resources for Students

Mental Health and Substance Use Resources for Students

Resources for Students

Middle and high school students and those in college/university will find the information below useful for self-help and for friends and peers.

  • Coping with Stress
    From the Child Mind Institute and its California Healthy Minds, Thriving Kids Project, information specifically for children in elementary, middle, and high schools.
  • Improve Mood
    Six tips for teenagers from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine for improving mood.
  • Manage Depression
    Information for teenagers with tips to manage depression from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
  • Physical Activity
    Ideas from the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine for increasing activity for mood improvement.
  • Better Sleep
    The American College of Lifestyle Medicine offers information about and tips for improving sleep habits.
  • Mental Health and Gender-Affirming Care Resource Guide for Massachusetts LGBTQ2IA+ Young People and Their Trusted Adults
    This resource guide comes from the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General. Additional languages available soon in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Mandarin. The guide includes a mental health provider directory which allows young people to find individual therapists.

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