- Children have a surprising ability to problem solve independently when given the chance. This tip sheet reviews the common characteristics of children who have enhanced their inner strength.
- Tap into these ideas for teaching children how to process complex situations and emerge intact—to be resilient.
- While some peers can provide support and healthy examples to emulate, your children can also pick up risky behaviors from others. This tip sheet provides advice for parents who want to help their kids better handle unhealthy types of peer pressure.
With your help, we can bring awareness to the prevalence of mental health conditions in our communities. Take action if you or someone you care about face such a struggle. Help is available! Visit the Mind Your Mental Health website or click on the links below to learn more.
August is back-to-school month, so Stamp Out Stigma is taking the opportunity to discuss youth mental health throughout the month.
It’s our job to help end the stigma surrounding addictions and mental health by sharing resources and starting conversations. Here are some important facts you should know:
- Two-thirds of students “felt overwhelming anxiety” at least once in the last twelve months.
- One in four students have a diagnosable illness.
- In a survey, forty-two percent of participants said they had felt so depressed in the past year, it was difficult for them to function.
- Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students.