Supporting Youth Mental Health

Find resources to support youth mental health or help youth in crisis.

Suicide is a leading cause of death for Vermont’s youth and young adults. We all have a role to play in suicide prevention. By raising awareness, reducing the stigma around suicide and encouraging well-informed action, we can help save lives.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

988 Suicide and Crisis LifelineLearn the risk factors that make it more likely that someone will consider, attempt, or die by suicide, as well as warning signs to help you determine if a loved one is at risk. Talking about suicide and listening without judgment and with compassion and empathy can help save a life.

Vermont Department of Mental Health

The Vermont Department of Mental Health focuses on promoting prevention, early intervention, and mental health treatment and support for Vermonters.

Vermont Suicide Prevention Center

Suicide prevention hotlines and screening tools, as well as resources for schools, professionals, and community members.

United Counseling Service

UCS provides immediate mental health assistance to individuals in crisis 24 hours a day. For immediate assistance in a crisis, call (802) 442-5491 in Bennington.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth and young adults. Their crisis counselors provide information and support to LGBTQ 
young people 24/7 through phone, chat, or text.

All Brains Belong VT

All Brains Belong VT is a Primary Care & Community Center that provides inclusive healthcare, education, and community connection.

VT Directory of BIPOC Mental Health and Wellness Practitioners

Child Mind Institute

The Family Resource Center has evidence-based resources on parenting as well as information about mental health or learning challenges.