Student Resources2018-09-26T11:02:10+00:00

STUDENT RESOURCES

Thank you for reaching out to Chris Herren and his team.

This page is full of resources designed to help you find answers to questions you may have as a result of the presentation.

This page is full of resources designed to help you find answers to questions you may have as a result of the presentation.

First we suggest reaching out to a trusted adult in your community such as a
school counselor, teacher, coach or parent.

We also like these resources for different issues you may be facing.  Check them out!

SUBSTANCE USE

NIDA FOR TEENS
National Institute on Drug Abuse for teens. Learn about the effects of drug use on the brain and body.  Videos, games, blog posts and more.
www.teens.drugabuse.gov

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Worldwide organization designed to support one another throughout their recovery journey.
Young People and AApdf document

www.aa.org

AL-ANON & ALATEEN
Place where individuals affected by someone else’s alcoholism share and provide hope for each other.
www.al-anon.org

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
Nonprofit fellowship or support group for people with varied substance use issues.
www.na.org

SMART RECOVERY
Sensible self-help program for people having problems with drinking and using.
www.smartrecovery.org

REFUGE RECOVERY
Mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices Buddhist philosophy.
www.refugerecovery.org

SUICIDE PREVENTION

NTL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
CALL: 1–800–273–TALK (8255)
Network of crisis centers that provide free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24/7.

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

CRISIS TEXT LINE
Text: HOME to 741741 for confidential support.
A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The text line is FREE nationwide, 24/7.

www.crisistextline.org

I AM ALIVE
Provides suicide intervention, prevention, awareness and education.
www.imalive.org

NTL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
Suicide in America: FAQ fact sheet about warning signs, symptoms and risk factors of suicide.
www.nimh.nih.gov

SELF INJURY

CRISIS TEXT LINE
Text: HOME to 741741 for confidential support.
A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The text line is FREE nationwide, 24/7.

www.crisistextline.org

ASIF
Adolescent Self Injury Foundation offers hope in the recovery process for adolescent and young adult self injurers and their families.
www.adolescentselfinjuryfoundation.com

BULLYING

STOP BULLYING
Provides information on what bullying is and how you can prevent and respond to it.
www.stopbullying.gov

THE BULLY PROJECT
The social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film BULLY.
www.thebullyproject.com

DEPRESSION
& ANXIETY

STUDENTS AGAINST DEPRESSION
Offers advice, information, guidance and resources to those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking.
www.studentsagainstdepression.org

TEEN MENTAL HEALTH
Scientific evidence, publications, tools and resources to enhance the understanding of adolescent mental health.
www.teenmentalhealth.org

ABUSE

CHILD HELP
Childhelp helps the victims of child abuse through education treatment & prevention programs.
www.childhelp.org

RAINN
Call: 800.656.HOPE (4673)
Anti-sexual violence organization.

www.rainn.org

LGBTQ 

THE TREVOR PROJECT
TrevorLifeline 24/7 (866) 488-7386.
Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.

www.thetrevorproject.org

IT GETS BETTER
Nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe.
www.itgetsbetter.org

GLSEN
Working to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
www.glsen.org

NICOTINE

THE TRUTH
Providing the facts and resources with the focus on spreading awareness and inspiring action in the fight to end smoking.
www.thetruth.com

SMOKEFREE TEEN
Part of the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Smokefree.gov Initiative with the goal of reducing the number of youth who use tobacco.
www.teen.smokefree.gov

EATING DISORDERS 

NEDA
Call the helpline: (800) 931-2237
NTL Eating Disorders Assoc. supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders.

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
Fellowship of individuals recovering from compulsive overeating, under-eating, anorexia, binge eating or overexercising.
www.oa.org

HEALTH & WELLNESS

KIDS HEALTH
Support and advise on health, emotions and life – designed for teens, approved by doctors.
www.kidshealth.org

MINDFUL
Dedicated to inspiring, guiding, and connecting anyone who wants to explore mindfulness.
www.mindful.org

YOUR LIFE YOUR VOICE
Tips, tools and coping skills to help you through challenging situations.
www.yourlifeyourvoice.org

HEAD SPACE
Learn to meditate and live mindfully through themed sessions on everything from stress and sleep to focus and anxiety.
www.headspace.com

WANDERLUST
Yoga for Teens. Find your true north — to cultivate your best self.
www.wanderlust.com

MORE FROM CHRIS HERREN

Take a look at videos of Chris, including interviews and speaking events over the past 10 years.

“To the kids that don’t have to do drugs and drink, I applaud you. To the kids that struggle, I understand you. We need to work together to change the culture.” – Chris Herren

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