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 ›
Resources Tagged With: stress
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 ›
Trigger 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.
Mental 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 ›
Mental 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 ›
Nadia 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 ›
Your teen resists boundaries, but he really needs them. Watch this video about establishing effective boundaries for teens. Read more ›