Examples of Support

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Mental health support comes in many forms. While classic talk therapy is widely used, many programs are expanding their outreach through the use of the internet. Additionally, college campuses all across the U.S. are establishing accessible mental health programs for their students. See the resource below for examples of what mental health support for young people looks like. 

Healthy Minds Network This program is directed by Nobel speaker Dr. Eisenberg and its purpose is to conduct yearly population surveys among college students and adolescents about mental and emotional wellbeing. The findings of this research helps encourage the establishment or improvement of mental health programs for young people. 

The Jed Foundation This nonprofit serves as an all-encompassing online resource for young people and those who engage with young people who are struggling with mental health concerns. The organization uses online programs, media campaigns, partnerships and more to equip individuals and communities with skills to improve mental wellbeing. 

The Trevor Project This organization serves as a crisis line, educational resource, and research and advocacy group geared specifically toward the mental wellbeing of LGBTQIA+ youth. 

As stigma ebbs, college students seek mental health help and campuses struggle to meet need Nobel speaker Dr. Eisenberg is quoted in this article about mental health resource shortages on college campuses. With mental health concerns among college-aged youth at a record high, this article discusses the efforts being made to mitigate this problem.