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Resources Tagged With: teen mental health


Online Resource: StopBullying.gov [web resource]

Aggressive behavior may be bullying depending on what happened, how often it happens and who it happens to.

StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying. If your child or someone you know is being bullied, the Get Help Now section outlines the steps you can take to resolve the situation. Read more ›

Community Education

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 ›


My Kid Is Fine: How Teen Depression Deceives Us

After Mike and his girlfriend of three years ended their relationship, his parents expected their son to be crushed.  The relationship had been a large part of Mike’s life and his girlfriend, Lori, had been like a member of the family.  Lori had hoped they would remain friends, but Mike was too devastated.  For weeks, he was withdrawn and moody; he avoided friends and rebuffed his parents’ well-intentioned questions.  His mood was slow to improve and his parents worried that he would not be able to attend college in the fall. Read more ›


Communicating With Your Teen [video]

Your teen is changing, and it’s a good time to rethink your approach to communication. Learn about the “think CALM” technique to better connect with and change your relationship with your teen. Read more ›


Warning Signs of Depression & Suicide [video]

Would you recognize the warning signs of teen depression and suicide risk? What this video to learn what you should watch for. Read more ›


Teen Depression & Suicidality [video]

Do you know the difference between a depressive mood, a depressive state,  and a depressive disorder? How are these related to suicidality?  Watch this short video to learn more. Read more ›


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 ›


Moodiness & Stress in Teens: Communication [video]

This video explores strategies for communicating with teens who are moody or under stress. Read more ›


Moodiness & Stress in Teens: Stress: When & How to Support Your Teen [video]

How can you support your teen during times of stress? Watch this video to learn how you can help. Read more ›


Moodiness & Stress in Teens: Understanding Your Teen: Three Development Tasks [video]

This video explains the three developmental tasks your teens are facing: autonomy from parents, developing a social network, and developing an identity. (time 6:29) Read more ›

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