We care about the wellbeing of our participants. If you feel distressed at any point during the study, you can find professional help at any of the following resources. These resources are available to you at all times during the study, and you can return to this page whenever needed without losing your progress in the study.
- Mental Health Resources: For mental health related questions or risks, Mental Health Resources for Adolescents and Young Adults are available at https://www.adolescenthealth.org/Resources/Clinical-Care-Resources/Mental-Health/Mental-Health-Resources-For-Adolesc.aspx#Helplines
- Crisis Intervention Resources: For crisis resolution or de-escalation, please refer to the following resources:
- Crisis Text Line: Visit https://www.crisistextline.org/or Text “START” to 741-741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor, who can calm texters through active listening and collaborative problem solving.
- Trevor Lifeline: Visit https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/or call 1-866-488-7386 for crisis intervention and suicide prevention.
- Suicide Prevention Resources: For concerns and regarding suicide or self-harm, please get professional help from the following resource:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.orgor call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources.
- Child Abuse Prevention Resources: In case abuse of minors (under 18) is suspected, the following hotline resources should be used:
- ChildHelp National Abuse Hotline: Visit https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/or call 1-800-422-4453 to get assistance regarding reporting child abuse and neglect.