Resource Guide
How to Get Help

First Image by Anemone123 from Pixabay


Anxiety is your body's natural response to stress. It's a feeling of fear or dread about what's to come. Going to the dentist, starting a new job, or giving a speech may cause most people to feel anxious and nervous. Sometimes though, your level of anxiety can exceed what's normal and start to get in your way. Some common symtoms of this would be if you start to dread predictable activities, or let your stress stop you from doing things you enjoy. - anxiety vs. panic attack

National Institute of Mental Health - social anxiety

Newport Academy Teen Treatment Center - preventing panic attacks - coping with anxiety - Panic Attack Hotline

Second Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay


Depression is a universal yet serious mental illness that can negatively affect the way you feel, how you think and the way you act. If not treated, depression can get out of hand and be dangerous for people struggling with it, and those around them.

Here are some resources if you think you, or someone around you might be struggling from depression:

Verywell Mind - dealing with depression - suicide prevention hotlines

The Youth Alliance- hotlines

Psychology Today - depression quiz

NAMI Connection - support group

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness - Disclosing to Others

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are illnesses in which you experience serious negative changes in your eating behaviors and related thoughts and feelings. People with eating disorders typically become pre-occupied with food and their body weight. Eating disorders acn be very dangerous for those struggling with them.

The three most common eating disorders are: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorder.

Here are some resources if you think you or someone you know might be struggling with an eating disorder:

Mayo Clinic - eating disorders - eating disorder support groups

HelpGuide- eating disorder support and recovery

NEDA - eating disorder helpline

Third Image by Shahariar Lenin from Pixabay