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: 11/24/2021
    2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR All public school districts in New Jersey are expected to provide full-time, in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. Parents or guardians are not able to opt chil...
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  • Should I wear a mask to stop the spread of COVID-19?

    Last Updated: 09/21/2021
    Face masks are strongly recommended for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals in indoor settings where there is increased risk, including: Crowded indoor settings Indoor settings involving ...
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  • How can I protect myself and others from COVID-19?

    Last Updated: 12/02/2021
    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?

    Last Updated: 11/20/2021
    Everyone 5 years or older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey and encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible. All adults (18 and older) are eligible for the two-dose Pfizer, two...
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  • Are there free pop-up testing sites available in COVID-19 hotspot areas?

    Last Updated: 11/20/2020
    State and local leaders are collaborating to stand up multiple sites in several hotspot areas. Testing is free. Insurance is requested but not required. Do not eat or drink 30 minutes before testin...
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  • Where is vaccination or testing required for workers?

    Last Updated: 10/22/2021
    New Jersey has announced that all workers in preschool to Grade 12 schools, all workers in certain health care facilities and high-risk congregate settings, all workers at state agencies, authoriti...
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