Resources for suicide prevention and substance misuse
September is both National Suicide Prevention Month and National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Read about how closely related these two conditions are, myths that create stigma around seeking treatment, and tips for how to help someone who’s struggling.
Featured Lesson: How Did I Get So Messed Up?
Distinguish between nature vs. nurture as the cause of a mental health issue and learn to give yourself a break in the How Did I Get So Messed Up? lesson from the Depression course. (Please log in to watch.) If you need immediate help for stress, please reach out to a peer coach to get personalized support.
3 Things I Wish I’d Known About Alcohol When I was a Teen
Elizabeth McKissick examines how things might have been different if she knew as a teen what she knows now about substance use disorder.
Disordered Eating with Tiffany Godwin
Hear Tiffany Godwin, RDN, LD detail how eating disorders in adolescents dramatically increased during the pandemic, the many reasons why someone may have an eating disorder, and how to approach and support a loved one who has an eating disorder.
Suicide Prevention: Risk Factors, Red Flags, and How to Get Help
Learn the factors that put someone at increased risk for suicide, the red flag behaviors that indicate someone may be dealing with suicidal thoughts, and how to get help for you or loved one.
Youturn Health Peer Coaches can help with stress management, substance misuse, addiction and recovery, and much more.