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Young adults

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Seventy-five percent of people who will have a mental health condition show signs by the time they are 24. From managing career stress to dealing with the pressures of life on campus while living with a mental health condition, Mental Health America has resources, insights, and practical advice to help navigate the issues that people face after high school and become advocates for better behavioral health care.

General mental health conditions

Learn more about trauma, abuse, and what mental health conditions are.

I hate my body

What is abuse?

What is an eating disorder?

What is complex PTSD?

What is trauma?

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Substance use

Explore your relationship with drugs and alcohol, and how they impact your mental health.

Alcohol, substance abuse, and depression

I feel alone and want to use or drink

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