Mental Health Resources for Young Adults with Bipolar Disorder
November 17, 2020
Transitioning from a teenager to an adult can be stressful. Given hormonal changes and adjustments to new life phases, many teens experience ups and downs in their mental health. But what happens if these mood swings indicate a deeper issue?
To help teens and young adults who struggle with this illness, OnlineCounselingPrograms.com compiled a list of educational and support resources to better understand the symptoms and coping mechanisms related to the disorder and destigmatize the illness.
Information on OnlineCounselingPrograms.com is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your physician or other qualified professionals with any questions you may have about medical or health-related issues.
The Jed Foundation: foundation empowering teens and young adults with information about mental health and coping with mental illness. To access its helpline, call 1-800-273-8255 or text START to 741-741.
BP Children: resource for kids, parents and teachers to understand and cope with bipolar disorder.
Daylio Journal: digital journal tracking moods, feelings and statistics with icons and activities.
Moodtrack Social Diary: journal for thoughts that allows users to choose words to describe their mood, track word frequency, and graph moods visually.
Bi Affect: mood app that pays attention to technological signs (such as rapid typing) and other “virtual mental health footprints” that might indicate a drastic change of mood for those with bipolar disorder.