“We need to ask for help when we need help. We need to hold out our hand and offer our hand and support each other because we never know what’s beyond those layers.” – Amanda Lipp
Whether you’re starting college or transitioning into adult life, your late teens and early twenties can be a seriously exciting but stressful time. It’s also pretty common for the first signs of mental health problems to show up at this age. If you’re unsure about whether your symptoms are part of typical life stress or something more, talk to someone about it. Talking to a professional about your mental health concerns can be a helpful way to ease through important life transitions.
Especially during periods of transition, mental health matters. You can explore our resources to find out how to help yourself or a friend, or join others who are using their creativity to change how people talk about mental health.