Healthy Mind Resources

A list of BLOOM's trusted resources for more information & support

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Teen Safe

Provides educational materials to parents and adolescents to reduce risky behaviours and help promote healthy activities in teens.

The Trevor Project

A non-profit organization focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth.

Psychology Today

Psychology Today is the world’s largest mental health and behavioral science site online.

Chopra App

A place to discover your unique mind-body type and unlock personalized meditation and well-being practices tailored just for you.

Insight Timer

Offers 100,000 free guided meditations for as long as you want without ever paying a cent.

Teen Tribe // Support Group

Teen Tribe provides peer-to-peer support groups for teens faced with mental health challenges and/or difficult family dynamics.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The nation’s largest mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Healthy Mind
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES: Self Abuse Finally Ends

A nationally recognized treatment approach using therapy, education, and support designed to help individuals achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA)

A twelve-step fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other to recover from eating disorders.

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

A community of people who support and give hope and strength to recover from unhealthy relationships with food and body image.

DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance)

Providing hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

Anxiety
The Resilience Recipe
By Muniya S. Khanna, Ph.D., and Philip C. Kendall, Ph.D., ABPP

A parent’s guide to raising fearless kids in the age of anxiety.

Break Through The Noise
By Mia Reyes

Build lit social skills, discover how to stop doubting yourself, tackle social anxiety and find your voice.

What You Must Think of Me
By Emily Ford, with Michael R. Liebowitz, M.D., and Linda Wasmer Andrews

A firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with social anxiety disorder.

The DBT Skills Workbook for Teens
By Teen Thrive

A fun guide to manage anxiety and stress, understand your emotions, and learn effective communication skills.

Depression
Monochrome Days
By Cait Irwin with Dwight L. Evans, M.D., and Linda Wasmer Andrews

A firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with depression.

Mind Race
By Patrick Jamieson, Ph.D., with Moira A. Rynn, M.D.

A firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with bipolar disorder.

Depression Is the Pits, but I’m Getting Better: A Guide for Adolescents
By E. Jane Garland, M.D.

Written for adolescents and packed with practical information and the reassurance necessary for coping with depression.

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book
By Michael Rosen

Explores the experience of sadness in a way that resonates with us all.

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA)

A twelve-step fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other to recover from eating disorders.

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

A community of people who support and give hope and strength to recover from unhealthy relationships with food and body image.

Getting Better Bite by Bite
By Ulrike Schmidt, Janet Treasure, and June Alexander

An evidence-based step-by-step self-help program for bulimia sufferers.

Next to Nothing
By Carrie Arnold with B. Timothy Walsh, M.D.

A firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with an eating disorder.

Exploring Emotions
Emotional Bingo for Teens
By Marjorie Mitlin, LICSW

Emotional Bingo offers a new, yet familiar, approach to feelings that appeals to kids of all ages.

What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger
By Dawn Huebner

If you’re a kid whose temper quickly flares, a kid whose anger gets too big, too hot, too fast, this book is for you.

Calm App

App for sleep and meditation. Experience better sleep, lower stress, and less anxiety.

Mood Kit App

Improve your mood and become your own expert with the wisdom and guidance of MoodKit at your fingertips!

Mental Illness
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES: Self Abuse Finally Ends

A nationally recognized treatment approach using therapy, education, and support designed to help individuals achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA)

A twelve-step fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other to recover from eating disorders.

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

A community of people who support and give hope and strength to recover from unhealthy relationships with food and body image.

DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance)

Providing hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

Mindfulness
Moodfit

A free app that helps you track your moods and gives you exercises to help address negative emotions.

Inward Bound Mindfulness Education

Guides teens and young adults in self-awareness, compassion, & ethical decision making, and empowering them to apply these to their lives..

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
By Don Miguel Ruiz

Reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering.

The Ultimate Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens
By Megan MacCutcheon, LPC

A workbook to help build up self-esteem and confidence, with creative activities and advice on how to think positively, release self-doubt, and love yourself.

Self-esteem & Body Image
The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens
By Sean Covey

Helps teens with 6 major challenges: self-esteem, parents, friends, sex, substances, and school and career.

Words of Wisdom for Teens
By Jacqui Letran, M.S.N.

Books to help teen girls conquer negative thinking, be positive, and live with confidence.

The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens
By Lisa M. Schab, LCSW

Activities to help teens build confidence and achieve their goals.

Dr RJ – Life Coach

Coaches teens one-on-one with a focus on leadership in relationships, academics, and personal development.

Substance Use
NIH:National Institute on Drug Abuse

Science-based information about drug use, health, and the developing brain for young people, caregivers, and educators.

Partnership to End Addiction

Empowering families, advancing effective care, shaping public policy and changing culture to end addiction.

Youth.GOV

A U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Leading federal agency supporting scientific research on drug use and its consequences.

Suicide & Self Harm
AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

A voluntary health organization giving those affected by suicide a nation-wide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to help save lives.

Youth.GOV

A U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs.

Better Stop Suicide App

An app designed with psychological techniques to help people who are having suicidal thoughts.

The Nan Project

Promotes mental health awareness and suicide prevention programs for young people, using a peer-to-peer model.

Trauma
Youth.GOV

A U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs.

Talley Talks App

Provides a safe place where people can speak to someone confidentially, and be listened to.

Finding my Way
By Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D., and DeAnne M. Sherman

A teen’s guide to living with a parent who has experienced trauma.

The Body Keeps The Score
By Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

Provides insight into how trauma lives in our bodies, the ways that it manifests in our lives, and finding effective treatments.

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