Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Young Adults

Returning to the classroom and regular activities after the disruptions of COVID-19 may cause stress and anxiety for students of any age. These feelings are normal and to be expected; everyone has tough days, but if children or adolescents are exhibiting unusual behavior for extended periods, they may be in need of additional support and care. We created this webpage to guide young people and their families to resources that promote student health and well-being, including mental health.

Information About COVID-19 for Young People

  • Are schools open? What are the safety requirements?

    Last Updated: 02/08/2023
    All public school districts in New Jersey are expected to provide full-time, in-person instruction. Vaccinations, including booster doses for those eligible, remain the best defense against COVID-1...
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  • Should I wear a mask to stop the spread of COVID-19?

    Last Updated: 04/13/2022
    In New Jersey, face masks are no longer required in most outdoor and indoor settings. The Department of Health recommends wearing a face mask whenever you have symptoms of COVID-19, tested positive...
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  • How can I protect myself and others from COVID-19?

    Last Updated: 03/17/2023
    Our first responders and health care workers are saving lives every day -- so can you. Your family, your friends, your neighbors -- their lives are literally in your hands. Here's how you can do yo...
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  • Who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey? How many doses of a COVID-19 vaccine should I get?

    Last Updated: 10/17/2023
    Everyone 6 months or older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey and encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Learn more. CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updat...
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  • Are there free pop-up testing sites available in COVID-19 hotspot areas?

    Last Updated: 12/29/2021
    As of August 2023, the New Jersey Department of Health is no longer maintaining a roster of free testing sites. Contact your local health department, municipality or trusted community organization ...
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  • What types of benefits or assistance are available to me during the coronavirus outbreak?

    Last Updated: 03/02/2022
    Health Insurance: If you do not have health insurance, or lose coverage, you may be eligible for free or low-cost coverage through NJ FamilyCare, New Jersey's publicly funded health insurance progr...
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