Whether a teacher, parent, youth worker, pediatrician — we want young people to learn healthy ways to prevent and manage stress. Practicing self-care is one of these ways! Share this article with a young person in your life, and browse the self-care resources below for additional ways to kids and teens, and yourself.
This Activity Toolkit is a guide for educators to use the videos below as a group activity. Teachers across the country continue to use it in their classrooms. The activity helps students build skills in:
If you are interested in a workshop tailored for your classroom or community, contact Michelle Marshall, managing director.
To support the young people in your life, you need to take care of yourself first.
Self-care means different things depending on a child’s age, family dynamics, and more. Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Ellen Braaten talk through it all – tune in!
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Dr. Ellen Braaten on Moms modeling self-care for their kids:
Dr. Steve Schlozman on Dads modeling self-care for their kids:
Dr. Gene Beresin on introducing self-care to younger kids:
Dr. Ellen Braaten on things that get in the way of self-care:
If you have other self-care resources you’d like to see, we’d love to know about them. Write to us! Put “Self-Care” in the subject line.