Resources

Opportunity Youth

Youth and Young Adult Mental Health

  • National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) - Find Support - https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Teens-Young-Adults
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration - Mental Illness and Substance Use in Young Adults - https://www.samhsa.gov/young-adults
  • Getting Immediate Help - https://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/immediate-help
    • If you or someone you know is in danger or the situation is potentially life-threatening, get immediate help by calling 911.
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Live Online Chat - If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
    • SAMHSA’s National Treatment Referral Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889, is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.