Personal/Emotional Health Resources
American Academy of Pediatrics- Teen Section
Several articles on topics such as substance abuse, nutrition, fitness, save driving, and more.
Greater Good Magazine
The Greater Good Science Center is at the fore of a new scientific movement to explore the roots of happy and compassionate individuals, strong social bonds, and altruistic behavior—the science of a meaningful life on issues ranging from safety, fitness, substance abuse, school topics, and more.
Nemours Foundation- Teens Health
Resources on issues ranging from safety, fitness, substance abuse, school topics, and more.
Bullying, Cyberbulling, and Internet Safety
Cyberbullying Research Center
Federal Government Website on Bullying
Common Sense Media
Safe & Responsible Social Networking
National Crime Prevention Council- Resouce for Parents to Prevent Cyberbullying
Purdue University Global has published a cyberbullying article titled ”Cyberbullying: What is It and How to Prevent It?”
American Association of Pediatrics Article on Stress Management
Nemours Foundation - Stress & Coping Center
Student Mental Health Matters
Anxiety and Depression Association of American- Teens
National Alliance on Mental Illness Orange County, CA
Resources on mental illnesses as well as family and peer support and education groups
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Orange County Health Care Agency Behavioral Health Resources & Links:
United States Department of Agriculture
LGBT Center of Orange County
Orange County Acceptance through Compassionate Care, Empowerment, and Positive Transformation (OC ACCEPT)
Mobile Apps for Addressing Stress & Anxiety
The following is a list of free apps for students. All apps have an IOS and Android platform:
1. Breathe2Relax- Stress management app with breathing exercises.
2. Headspace- Meditation app with 10 free guided meditations.
3. Gratitude Journal- Allows users to journal reasons for gratitude.
4. Relax Melodies- A sleep app with sounds that help users relax and unwind before bedtime.