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Helpful Tools, Apps, and People

Check out the Calming Strategies Toolbox! It's full of tools that will help you keep your stress level from getting too high. If it gets too high, they'll help you to calm back down.

Check out our separate page on mobile apps that will help you to stay calm and stay organized.

Check out our separate page to access crisis services. Many of these services are text-based so you can still reach out for help even if you don't want to talk to someone on the phone.

Video Streaming

Videos with tips, tricks and insights into the ADHD brain. The creators of the channel have ADHD, and they describe the channel as their “ADHD toolbox” where they share strategies they’ve learned about having and living with ADHD.

Kati Morton is a licensed therapist making informative and relatable videos about mental health. She believes that mental health shouldn't have stigma attached to it and that "You're worth the fight!"

This channel has almost 150 videos that in 3-5 minutes provide helpful advice about a variety of mental health issues. The videos feature colorful animation and target both general subjects (e.g., anger management) and specific situations (e.g., being single on Valentine's Day).

This is a popular channel (over 9 million subscribers) that offers hundreds of free yoga lessons. Adriene has a huge library of lessons and uploads new videos all the time. The lessons range in length from 10 minutes to about an hour, with many in the 20-30 minute range.

In this 8-episode Netflix series, the makers of the popular Headspace app take a friendly, animated look at the benefits of meditation while offering techniques and guided meditations to jump-start your practice.

Podcasts

Teens talk about their own mental health challenges — and how they got through them. Because when we share our stories, we can all feel a little less alone.

A podcast exclusively for teen girls. It covers topics such as social anxiety, undiagnosed mental illness, bullying, and peer pressure. It will help you to make sense of the space you're in now and to successfully move into the future.

After receiving treatment for severe depression and anxiety, a teenage girl recounts her journey by interviewing family members, doctors, therapists, and friends to offer personal experiences and self-improvement tips.