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SAY Playbook #5: Talking to Kids About Trauma

There have been many frightening events in the news lately. As parents we need to know how to share this information in ways that our children can manage and that are age appropriate. This article offers six tips for talking to kids about trauma in the media.

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Coping with Stress

Teenagers, like adults, experience stress everyday. The sources of stress are varied and changing. Most teens experience stress when they perceive a situation as dangerous, difficult or painful, and they do not have the resources to cope. This article provides insight on stress triggers and way you and your child can reduce stress.

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Support for the Teen Years - A Reminder for Parents

This article is written by parents who are in your shoes – walking the sometimes rocky road of parenting teens while trying to keep their families, sense of humor and sanity intact! They share with you their joys, struggles, fears and their hopes. Here's what they had to "SAY"!

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Image Isn't Everything

Body image - the internal personal picture we have of our bodies - can be a major preoccupation of adolescents. The "perfect body" can become a measure of self-worth, and may undervalue other abilities, talents, and strengths. This article reviews several topics including eating disorders and promoting positive body image.

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SAY Playbook #4: Bystanding is for Bullies

Every day you have a chance to make our schools and world a better place. Putting an end to bullying is everyone's responsibility. When we work together and stand strong against bullying, we are creating communities that are safer and more supportive - places where every person is valued for who they are. This article provides 10 ways to be an upstander.