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Depression/Anxiety Resources

Mental Health Information and Resources

NAMI:  National Alliance on Mental Illness

SAMI: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration

 Common Warning Signs of Mental Illness

Diagnosing mental illness isn’t a straightforward science. Each condition has its own set of unique symptoms, though symptoms often overlap. Common signs and/or symptoms can include:

Feeling very sad or withdrawn for more than 2 weeks

Significant weight loss or gain

Sudden overwhelming fear, sometimes with a racing heart, physical discomfort or difficulty breathing

Trying to harm or end one’s life or making plans to do so


Out-of-control risk taking behavior that causes harm to self or others

Seeing, hearing, or believing things that are not real


Excessive use of alcohol and/or drugs


Extreme difficulty concentrating or staying still


Intense worries or fears that get in the way of daily activities

Worried about yourself or someone you care about?

Further Resources


"Teenagers Are Telling Us That Something is Wrong With America"

NY Times, 10/11/22

Directing Change: 

Short films about mental health and suicide prevention.

10 Common Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Youth

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