Coping skills help teens work through challenging emotions, feelings, or situations. However, sometimes it can be difficult to think of coping skills in the moment. Here is a list of 50 coping skills that I often share with my teen clients...
Mental illness is often thought of only as an adult concern. But about half of mental illnesses begin to reveal themselves in childhood. What is the state of children’s mental health and how is it different from that of adults?
"Motivate" Speech. I feel that this could be another useful thing to advocate to my audience. Penn State students should spread awareness of the fact that help must be granted soon to CAPS because they desperately need it. If a hotline were implemented that students could call or text to get help, I feel that it would greatly help out. Get students motivated to make this change, and spread awareness that it should be done. Source: Snopes.com 4/13/16
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Infographic on Teen Mental Health. Unfortunately, Teen Screen has closed down. There are still resources for teens, though. CrisisChat.org is one such resource. Follow this pin to download handouts that can be distributed at schools, clubs, or wherever there are teenagers.