Help and Resources
If your child or teen is taking steps to manage stress and anxiety and they don’t seem to be helping, here are some additional resources.
Mental health screening
Free, private and anonymous mental health screening at: http://mhascreening.org/. Based on the results, MHA will provide information and resources to help.
Crisis hotlines and text lines
Crisis counselors are available every day, all day:
Text TalkWithUs to 66746
If in crisis or thinking about suicide, get in touch with someone immediately:
Call 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
Text MHA to 741741
Chief Medical Officer, InStride Health
Assistant professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, part time
Medical Director, Outpatient Services and Admissions, The Menninger Clinic
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine
Senior National Medical Director, Optum Behavioral Health
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