Alterheroes is a site that looks at some of issues for youth who
may be questioning their sexual identity. The site has lots of great
information for youth, including personal stories and peer support
Net – University of Toronto
This youth health site was developed with teens
for teens. It is an interactive site all about young people and health
issues, in a fun graphic style. Lots of links are provided to other
sites about youth issues and health.
A new site for youth that features interesting animations narrated
by celebrities dealing with topics such as substance abuse, eating
disorders, depression and self-esteem
A Guide to Mental Health – The Compass Strategy, Australia
This guide for youth is easy to navigate and looks
at depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis, substance abuse and
other mental health problems. Each section includes facts about
the specific problem, symptoms and types of treatment available.
There is also a personal experiences section with stories from young
people who have dealt with a mental health problem.
This youth-friendly site has great information about psychosis and
associated problems. Lots of downloads and links for more information.
Early Intervention Service
Although this site is graphically not very interesting, it does
have some great youth-friendly information on first episode psychosis
– what it is, dealing with symptoms, getting help, medication,
Aware – Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
Speaking out to raise awareness and change attitudes about schizophrenia
Information: The information toolkit for young people
Information about various mental health issues including,
depression, stress, self harm and suicide
This Australian Youth Suicide Prevention Web Site offers a wide
range of youth-culture media and spaces supported by people who
for Suicide prevention – Crisis lines and centres across
A list of Crisis Centres across Canada, listed by province.
This is the site for a global project to combat the stigma associated
with serious mental illness – schizophrenia in particular.
Lots of great information for teens, parents and caregivers, as
well as health and other professionals. Personal stories from all
over the world.