Resources Tagged With: downloadable

Talking to Children about War [downloadable]

International wars and conflict enhance our sense of danger and may cause worry about what will happen in the days and weeks ahead. A range of emotions (e.g., outrage, fear, anxiety and sorrow) are common and can change as the situation evolves. Read more ›

Learn More About Your Child’s Development: Developmental Monitoring and Screening [downloadable]

Developmental milestones (how a child plays, learns, speaks, acts, or moves)are things most children can do by a certain age. All young children need both developmental monitoring and developmental screening to help you and your child’s doctor, teachers, and other providers know if your child’s development is on track. Read more ›

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Talking with Your College-Bound Young Adult About Alcohol [downloadable]

TalkingAboutAlcoholSAMHSA559Talk with your young adult about avoiding underage drinking, even if you suspect alcohol use during high school. Research suggests that teens who talked with their parents about alcohol avoidance strategies before they began their first year of college were more likely to avoid alcohol, limit its use, and spend less time with heavy-drinking peers. Read more ›

How to Be Outraged: A Flowchart for Sustainable Social Activism [downloadable]

When news breaks about troubling injustices, oppressive shifts in government, or court rulings that seem unthinkable, it’s normal to feel extremely angry. Anger, like no other emotion, can move us toward action. Read more ›

Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Vicarious Trauma [downloadable]

In the simplest terms: burnout occurs when the stress we experience exceeds our capacity to cope with that stress. Some individuals may be able to thrive – at least in the short term – under high stress. However, chronic stress without relief eventually begins to take a toll on even the most resilient individuals. Read more ›

The State of Mental Health in America 2023 [downloadable]

Mental Health America (MHA) released new state rankings in its most recent report,  2023 State of Mental Health in America.   Read more ›

7 Caring Conversation Starters to Reach Your Child or Teen with Anxiety

As a concerned friend or parent, you may want to reach out but you may not be sure how to begin.

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Tips for Teaching Students with Learning Differences

This reference sheet identifies some of the signs of learning differences and provides strategies you can use to help students reach their full potential.

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Guide to Being an Ally to Transgender and Nonbinary Young People [downloadable]

This introductory educational resource from The Trevor Project covers topics and best practices on how to support transgender and nonbinary young people. Read more ›

Learners with Autism: Inclusive Practices for Educators

These inclusive practices are valuable for any class. They are especially important for children with autism.

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