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Youth and Young Adult Resources

Below key organizations, web pages and information for youth and young adults are linked for you (coming soon!). We encourage you to explore these and to connect with your state or local National Federation of Families affiliate if you need support, information or resources or are concerned that your child/youth may be struggling with an anxiety disorder.


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Magellan Healthcare’s MY LIFE (Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment) is leading the way nationally for youth involvement in behavioral health and foster care systems. Through regular meetings, special events, performances, social media, and local and national presentations, youth share their stories and support each other in their recovery goals. Follow them @MYLIFEyouth on Facebook here.

Pathways RTC

Since 2009, the Research and Training Center (RTC) for Pathways to Positive Futures has worked to improve the lives of youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions through rigorous research and effective training and dissemination. Our work is guided by the perspectives of young people, and their families, and based in a positive development framework.

Youth MOVE National

Youth MOVE National is a youth-driven, chapter-based organization dedicated to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have lived experience in various systems - including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare.

Members of Youth MOVE National work as a diverse collective to unite the voices and causes of youth while raising awareness around youth issues. We will advocate for youth rights and voice in mental health and the other systems that serve them, for the purpose of empowering youth to be equal partners in the process of change.

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