Mental Health 101

  1. Worksheet: Talking about hard topics

  2. Worksheet: Stopping “Stupid Thoughts”

  3. Worksheet: Starting a conversation with someone about their mental health

  4. Why do I have a mental illness?

  5. Who makes mental health decisions for me if I can’t?

  6. Who can I talk to about my mental health?

  7. What should I look for in a therapist?

  8. What mental illness do I have?

  9. What is mental illness?

  10. What causes mental illness?

  11. What can keeping a journal do for my mental health?

  12. Types of intrusive thoughts

  13. Thinking traps: How can I deal with negative thoughts?

  14. Think Ahead: Mental Health Crisis Plan

  15. Should I talk to someone about my mental health?

  16. My coping skills aren’t working anymore

  17. Is this condition forever? Will I always feel this way?

  18. Is mental illness physical or mental?

  19. Is mental illness genetic?

  20. Is mental illness curable?

  21. I’m emotionally exhausted

  22. I’m afraid to talk to anyone about my mental health

  23. I think someone I care about has a mental illness

  24. I think my medication is making me feel worse

  25. I feel better; should I go off my meds?

  26. I don’t want to take medication!

  27. I don’t want to go to therapy!

  28. I don’t like my therapist

  29. I can’t afford therapy!

  30. I can’t afford mental health meds!

  31. How to keep a mental health journal

  32. How to help someone make decisions about their mental health

  33. How health insurance works

  34. How fast do mental health meds work?

  35. How does therapy work? What to expect

  36. How does online therapy work?

  37. How do you treat mental illness?

  38. How do I know if I have a mental Illness?

  39. How do I get a service animal?

  40. How do I find the right medication for my mental health?

Learn About Mental Health Conditions

Take a Mental Health Next Steps Quiz

Mental Health Next Steps Quiz is a chance to reflect on your own mental health needs and what you can do to improve. Your answers also help us develop better mental health supports for people like you!