Teen Mental Health
US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools
that people and communities need to protect their health – through
health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and
preparedness for new health threats.
Early Mental Health Interventions
Community-Based Psychological First Aid Materials
The RADAR Center/Negev Project Vision, Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University and the Institute for Disaster Mental Health, State University of New York – New Paltz maintain a fundamental position of providing relevant information to promote informed decision making for human service policy and program service personnel.
In partnership with the Institute for Disaster Mental Health, State University of New York – New Paltz, with support from the US Agency for International Development, materials have been prepared to address short-term mental health needs of children, parents and caregivers.
Informed Choices about Depression
This project was funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. We are grateful for
their support over the five years of the project. The information
provided on the www.depression.InformedChoices.ca website has been
assembled by the Mobilizing Minds Research Group and does not
represent the opinions of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
(CIHR) and the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
The MoodGym Training Program
MoodGYM is an innovative,
interactive web program designed to prevent depression. It consists
of five modules, an interactive game, anxiety and depression
assessments, downloadable relaxation audio, a workbook and feedback
Using flashed diagrams and online exercises, MoodGYM teaches the principles of cognitive behavior therapy – a proven treatment for depression. It also demonstrates the relationship between thoughts and emotions, and works through dealing with stress and relationship break-ups, as well as teaching relaxation and meditation techniques.
e-couch is a self-help interactive program with modules for
depression, generalized anxiety & worry, social anxiety,
relationship breakdown, and loss & grief.
It provides evidence-based information and teaches strategies drawn from cognitive, behavioral and interpersonal therapies as well as relaxation and physical activity.