Understanding and maintaining your emotions and mental health are just as important as your physical health though not as easy to talk about. It is the key to our success at home, work or play. Some teens have used risky behaviors diffuse the emotions such as trying drugs or cutting to. It is our hope that through a better understanding, you can find healthier ways to cope.

The following links describe ways to maintain your emotional and mental health and where to obtain assistance. Help yourself or a friend with the following information.

Anxiety
http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/mental_health/anxiety.htm

Depression
http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/mental_health/depression.html

http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/mentalhealth/
depression/046.htm l

Cutting
http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/mental_health/cutting.html

Anger
http://youngwomenshealth.org/anger.html

http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/emotions/deal_with_anger.html

Stress
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/emotions/stress.html

http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/children/teens/prevention/278.html

Suicide
http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/feeling_sad/suicide.html