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Learning about, living with, and caring about mental health: Teen Mental Health

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Teen Mental Health is a comprehensive website devoted to enhancing youth mental health by making available scientifically-based resources and tools that have been specifically tailored to be useful for educators, health providers, parents, youth and friends. In addition to being able to access information and resources on various mental illnesses and disorders, visitors to the site can also learn about what it is like to live with a mental illness through several video clips of youth describing their personal experiences with mental illness. Additionally, the Teen Mental Health website also provides information on new initiatives and what’s trending in mental health.

Teen Mental Health is spearheaded by Dr. Stan Kutcher, recognized expert in adolescent mental health. Dr. Kutcher holds the Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Health and is the director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Mental Health Policy and Training at Dalhousie University.