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Managing Stress

Ways to recognize, manage and reduce stress as a family

Every family copes with daily stresses. Your child may worry about an upcoming test, or struggle with a conflict at school. You may be busy juggling multiple schedules at home or work, or dealing with an unexpected family illness.

Experiencing some stress is usually helpful for children and youth. It can help them rise to a challenge, or motivate them to reach their goals. Too much stress, though, is overwhelming, especially if it lasts a long time.  

When children develop coping skills to handle tough and stressful times, it helps them build confidence and deal with challenges in the future. 

Here you’ll find tips to help recognize stress, and discover stress reduction strategies that you can practice together to build up resilience. Give them a try.

Where You Are Podcast

Through real stories, expertise, and practical tips, this podcast helps families promote their mental health and wellness, navigating important topics to meet you where you are in your journey.