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Will I ever get better?

Top 10 Things I Need to Know About Mental Health and Addictions
 

Yes! Most kids with mental health and addiction problems get better. The important thing is to let an adult who you know and trust know what’s going on – like a parent, guidance counselor, teacher, or coach – so they can help you get the help you need. You can also get help by clicking on this link.

Mental health and addictions problems are really common, but no one talks about it, so youth (and adults too) can feel alone and ashamed. Suffering alone is often what keeps people stuck. Going for help and talking about the problems can be scary at first, but is an important first step in healing.