Stress

Helping Teenagers Deal with Stress

Teenagers, like adults, may experience stress everyday and can benefit from learning stress management skills.  For parents, this resource provides information about how they can help their teen cope with stress.

Learn about stress and how it can impact your teen and what you can do about it.

The kidshealth.org website provides basic information to teens on stress in addition to coping strategies, relaxation practices, and advice on managing difficult emotions.

Stressed Teens teaches mindfulness skills and provides tools for those in their pre-teen years through latter adolescence in addition to mindful suggestions for parents and families.

Eric Jensen, CEO of Jensen Learning, provides a list of useful information on stress and suggests practical ways to better manage stress in your everyday life.

A KidsHealth® Kids poll explored what kids stress about the most, how they cope with these feelings, and what they want their parents to do about it.

On-going stress without healthy coping strategies can have an impact on youth development, learning and behavior. This is an introductory presentation that addresses what youth say about their stress, the physiology of stress, signs and symptoms, and some core strategies to teach students to reduce their stress.