With so much uncertainty and change due to COVID-19, we all have to take extra care of our mental and physical health. Here are some resources to help you get through this challenging time.

Visit our COVID-19 & Mental Wellness Resources Page

Need help finding help?

Our resources page has contact information for local and national mental health organizations as well as useful information to guide you in finding the right help for you.

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Thank you to the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, The Ravitz Foundation and The Zuckerman/Klein Family Foundation for their generous support of We Need To Talk’s 2020 Mental Health Awareness Month events.

The Zuckerman/Klein Family Foundation

Telling Their Own Stories

Sharing personal stories and professional perspectives is a powerful way to help decrease the stigma associated with mental illness. It also helps empower others to speak up and ask for help.

Find out more about other youth mental health related events happening in the community.

Large-scale disasters, whether traumatic, natural or environmental are almost always accompanied by increases in depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and a broad range of other mental and behavioral disorders


Source: JAMA Network

The Youth on The Site


All of the kids featured on the "We Need to Talk" website live in the metro Detroit area. We are extremely grateful for their participation and willingness to share their stories and insights. Many of the teens are also participants in Friendship Circle's UMatter program. We are greatly appreciative for the support and partnership of everyone involved in UMatter. Learn more here.

Do you have a story you’d like to share?

We’re always looking to expand the conversation about youth mental health.
Let us know.