Student Mental Health & Trauma Resources

Being a student is stressful, but trying to juggle school work and other responsibilities while experiencing mental illness and other barriers can make it even harder. Students looking for information can utilize the resources listed below to find the support they need live healthy and prosperous lives.

Culturally and Racially Sensitive Mental Health Treatment Services Resources

Mental health treatment services provided by People of Color, Black, or African American professionals.

Community Behavioral Health (CBH) Mental/ Behavioral Health Services

A managed care organization helping people with substance use or mental health challenges.

Mental Health Crisis Centers

If you, a family member, or someone you know is struggling with a mental health crisis, these mental health crisis centers are in Philadelphia.

Philly Homes for Youth

Information, resources and support for youth who may be experiencing homelessness. Find and access local resources, like shelters, housing, food-banks, healthcare providers, and more.

Healthy Minds Philly

Online tools and resources designed to support and improve the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians.

Safe2Say Something

A youth violence prevention program making it easy and confidential to report safety concerns to help prevent violence and tragedies.

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.

Teen Dating Violence

Offers resources for youth, adults and communities interested in learning more about teen dating violence.

PASH All The Feels Journal

Promoting Adolescent Student Health Program – A journal to write down your thoughts and feelings to understand them better.

Inner Strength Vibe App

Rise to the top of the leaderboard as you practice self-care and mindfulness activities, learn about the science of the brain, and keep yourself in good spirits.

Philly HopeLine

Free helpline staffed by Master’s degree-level clinicians from Uplift, and is open to all School District of Philadelphia students & families.


A network of child serving systems and organizations, that provides evidence-based practices for traumatized youth and their families.

Uplift Center For Grieving Children

A safe and caring place where children, families and professionals can find or provide the support to heal and grow through grief.

Healing Hurt People

A program to help survivors heal from their physical and emotional wounds in order to support their well-being, personal healing, and ultimately, break the cycle of violence.