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Fact Sheets and Tip Sheets

  • Factsheet: If, When, and How to Disclose to an Employer That You Have a Mental Health Disability
    download file PDF (277KB)
  • Factsheet: FAQ: Student Loans, For-Profit Colleges, and Traditional Colleges: Some Things You Should Know Before Borrowing
    download file PDF (210KB)
  • Factsheet: Things People Never Told Me
    This is a compilation of suggestions about finances, health care, employment, and relationships from foster youth transitioning to adulthood.
    download file PDF (905KB)
  • Tipsheet: Applying for a Job: The Young Adult’s Guide
    download file PDF (425KB)
  • Tipsheet: Do I Tell My Boss? Disclosing My Mental Health Condition at Work
    download file PDF (517KB)
  • Tipsheet: Getting Accommodations at College: Tools for School
    download file PDF (358KB)
  • Tipsheet: My Mental Health Rights on Campus
    download file PDF (466KB)
  • Tipsheet: My “Must Have” Papers
    download file PDF (389KB)
  • Tipsheet: Supplemental Security Income (SSI): What Happens to Your SSI When You Turn 18?
    download file PDF (308KB)
  • Tipsheet: Teens on IEPs: Making My “Transition” Services Work for Me
    download file PDF (454KB)
  • Tipsheet: TTYL: Keeping in Contact With Your Professional
    download file PDF (315KB)

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Internships

  • American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Internships
    (AAPD) internships available for youth in college at the Department of Education (ED) and other federal agencies. Contact: Dana Fink at AAPD, or Tom Finch at the U.S. Department of Education.

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Additional Links

  • Eating Disorders
    This page will provide you with eating disorder information and resources to help you learn about the different diseases, specific populations, and guide you or someone you know in the process of recovery.
  • Young Adult Parenting
    This page is designed for young adult parents who are pregnant or young adults who are already parenting and have a mental health condition.
  • Bullying
    This page was created to empower youth and young adults with knowledge and resources to help put an end to bullying.

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Contacts for Youth to Know

  • Federal Student Aid
    Learn about exploring careers, choosing andapplying to schools, taking required tests, and financial aid.

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