Resources Tagged With: stress

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Girlshealth.gov [web resource]

girlshealthGirlshealth.gov was created in 2002 by the Office on Women’s Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Girlshealth.gov is committed to empowering girls to create strong, positive relationships and happy, healthy futures by providing girls reliable, useful information on health and well-being. This website covers hundreds of topics, including . . . Read more ›

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Parenting: 6 Reasons Your Teen’s Life is More Stressful Than Your Own

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John Nicholls, is the Assistant Director of Leadership Development at Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong, and he is the father of four teenagers.  In this article about teen stress, Nicholls shares what he has learned from his teens about the sometimes subtle pressures — biological, social and psychological — that make being a 21st-century teenager so complicated. Read more ›

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13 Reasons Why Series: Trigger Warnings

Risk aheadTrigger warnings serve to let people know that there is violent, abusive or otherwise negative content that will be present either in a form of media (show, book, song, video) or in a class or discussion. Trigger warnings also allow people who have been traumatized by a similar situation or who are struggling with PTSD know that participating in and/or consuming the content in question could trigger a flashback.

The Teen Vogue and Seventeen Magazine websites have published lists of potential triggers in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, such as sexual assault, rape, and self-harm.  Read more ›

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Mental Health Resources Aimed at Asian-American Families

asian-teenMental health is often not discussed in Asian cultures, and language can be a barrier to obtaining mental health services.

The following are culturally sensitive, local resources that offer help with student stress, depression, suicide risk, parenting concerns, and other issues. Read more ›

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Mental Health America [web resource]

MHA logoMental Health America (MHA), founded in 1909, is a community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. MHA promotes mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it with recovery as the goal. Read more ›

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Project Toe – Peer Support App

Project Toe is a safe and anonymous place to find peer support or create a support group around whatever life challenge you’re going through.  You can talk to about your problems with people who understand you, or you can use your own experience to help those going through something similar. Read more ›

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TeenzTalk – A Global Teen Community [web resource]

TeenzTalkNadia Ghaffari founded TeenzTalk.org as a sophomore at Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California.  Ghaffari believes that teens are more likely to listen & relate to other teens on topics including stress-management & overcoming disappointment, failure, or challenges. TeenzTalk.org places the focus on positive teen-to-teen influence. 

The purpose of TeenzTalk is to empower teens through peer-to-peer connections. TeenzTalk is a global community where teenagers can share their stories, inspire each other and learn from each other’s challenging experiences. By connecting to a larger community of teens, it allows adolescents to stimulate and motivate one another in their search for self-identity. Read more ›

Social Emotional Learning: Greater Good Science Center [web resource]

greatergoodThe Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) is part of University of California at Berkeley’s  Institute of Human Development, which has been an organized research unit of UC Berkeley since 1927.  GGSC studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society. Read more ›

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Bullying: What Parents Need to Know [presentation]

Learn about bullying and the consequences of bullying, how to identify if your child is being bullied, and what you and your school can do to help. Read more ›

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Moodiness & Stress in Teens: Setting Boundaries [video]

Your teen resists boundaries, but he really needs them. Watch this video about establishing effective boundaries for teens. Read more ›

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