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  • Mental Health and You

    Printable Resource List

    Sometimes it's hard to put into words how you feel, especially when you aren't feeling good. Below are some resources to help you understand what might be going on, including suggestions on how to get help.


    Online Resources

    Access Science
    This database behavioral health topics such as depression, stress and anxiety. Resources include reference articles, fact sheets and pamphlets, reports, and videos. Access this database at any SMPL library location or from home with a Santa Monica library card.

    SMPL Web Resources on Health and Medicine
    Librarian recommended links to local and national websites dealing with health, including mental health issues.

    Need More? Try these Websites and Hotlines

    Medline Plus - Teen Mental Health
    Links to research, articles, handouts and other topics relating to teen mental health. Sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

    Santa Monica Cradle to Career Program Finder
    Use this tool to find local counseling and mental health resources for teens.
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Are you feeling alone or hopeless? Connect to this free, 24-hour hotline and talk to someone about it. Phone: (800) 273-TALK (8255)

    Teens helping other teens.
    Phone: (310) 855-4673 or (800) 852-8336

    TeensHealth - Your Mind
    A website with articles on teen mental health issues including depression, body image, dealing with problems, and other feelings and emotions.
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