Organizations

Mental Health Organizations

National Institute of Mental Health: The lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: An organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness, through raising awareness and providing support and education to those in need. 

Mental Health America: A non-profit that is dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness, and promoting the overall mental health of all through advocacy, education, research, and services.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: The agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. Their mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

The JED Foundation: A non-profit that works to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for youth and young adults. JED partners with schools to strengthen prevention programs, and encourage community awareness and action.

Active Minds: A non-profit that supports mental health awareness, research, education, and advocacy for young adults. Active Minds aims to open up conversations about mental health, and create lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued. 

Caring Communities

Love is Louder: A movement of young adults spreading the message that "love is louder than anything that causes us pain or brings us down."

The Trevor Project: A community supporting the wellness of youth and young adults who identify as LGBTQ+. 

To Write Love on Her Arms: A movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.

Born This Way Foundation: A community supporting the wellness of young people, focusing on kindness, compassion, acceptance, and inclusivity.