ACT Guide for Adolescents
What’s ACT Guide for Adolescents?
- ACT Guide is an online mental health program designed by psychologists at Utah State University.
- This version of our program is just for teens, and it provides support for issues like depression, anxiety, and stress. You’ll learn skills to help deal with negative feelings, be more present in your life, and discover new things about yourself.
How does it work?
- The “ACT” in ACT Guide stands for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. It’s a way of improving your mental health that has been tested and used to help many people, including teens. People all over the world have used ACT to help them cope with and overcome their challenges.
- ACT Guide is completely online, so you can use ACT Guide when you want and where you want. Most people complete one new lesson each week, so the whole program takesafew weeks, but you can personalize the program to your needs –it’s all about what works for you.
Who created the ACT Guide?
- We’re a group of researchers at Utah State University who spend our time helping others with their mental health. We want everyone to be happier and healthierliving their best life, which is why we made ACT Guide. You can learn more about us by visiting the Utah State University ACT Research Group.
How do I sign up?
- You need permission from a parent or guardian to use ACT Guide.
- The program costs $10, and you’ll have access to ACT Guide for six months. During that time, you can work through the program at your own pace.
- All money we make directly supports program maintenance and future program development. Payments are processed securely via PayPal.
Who can I contact if I have questions?
- We’d love to hear from you! If you have any questions about ACT Guide, ask your parent or guardian to email us at ACTGuide@usu.edu.