National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Teen Mental Health is the National Institute of Mental Health
Being a teenager is hard. You're under stress to be liked, do well in school, get along with your family, and make big decisions. You can't avoid most of these pressures, and worrying about them is normal. But feeling very sad, hopeless or worthless could be warning signs of a mental health problem.
Mental health problems are real, painful, and sometimes severe. You might need help if you have the signs mentioned above, or if you
Mental health problems can be treated. To find help, talk to your parents, school counselor, or health care provider.
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)