133 Mental Health and Learning Resources for Kids and Teens
To support the growing needs of children and teens, OnlineCounselingPrograms.com has gathered resources on mental health, learning and other related topics from sexual identity to study skills. Below is a compilation of lists, articles, guides and videos to help parents, teachers, professionals and adolescents themselves to assist in social, academic, behavioral and emotional development.
Depression, Teen Mental Health: information about depression, including how to identify risk factors for depression and what to do if you are concerned about yourself or someone else with depression, for all audiences.
Elementary School Health, Kids Health: list of 10 ways for parents to help their child’s academic experience be more positive and productive; gives examples of tactics to become more involved in a child’s school life.
Good Character: resource about character education, including lesson plans, activities, programs and “how-to” instructions for character education.
Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities: resource that educates, guides and inspires parents of children with learning disabilities or ADHD; also helps parents recognize their children’s significant gifts and talents.
Preparing Kids for Careers, Education World: in-depth review of Bureau of Labor Statistics data for the period of 1998–2008, revealing a number of occupations that are likely to be in demand in the coming decade and beyond.
Scholarships – Resources, Scholarships: guide for scholarship searches and directory, allowing students, parents or professionals to narrow down scholarships by state, school, education level and SAT score.
College Scholarships: search engine for researching college grants and scholarships. You can filter by gender, award amount, loans, and ethnicity.
Career Center, Chegg: guide for teens and parents about career exploration, including how a teen’s interests, skills and personality type can lend itself to certain careers and success later on in life.
My Future: site for teens to help explore career options, including careers versus college and the benefits of considering the military.
Am I in a Healthy Relationship? Teens Health: teen-based resource discussing what makes a relationship healthy or abusive, what do teens think is the most important in a relationship, how to break up respectfully and how to get over a breakup.
14 Drug Education Activities, Scholastic: professional-focused complete book of printable skills pages, including activities that support reading comprehension, graphing skills, sequencing skills and critical thinking.