Stress Less: An Action Guide for Teens

You have the power to influence behavior change among your peers and the Action Guide is here to help.

Do you want to take charge and help your friends stress less? Then check out Stress Less: An Action Guide for Teens for ideas, tips and tricks that will empower you to contribute to a culture of mental well-being in your school and community.

Stress Less: An Action Guide for Teens was designed with input from your peers to empower you to educate and engage your peers, parents and community around the challenges stress and mental well-being place on teens’ ability to perform at their best.

Research suggests people are more likely to listen to messages and change their attitudes and behaviors if they believe the messenger is like them. In other words, you have the power to influence behavior change among your peers; you have the power to inspire action.

By establishing partnerships with peers, parents, school officials, teachers and community organizations to join you in action, you can make a real, meaningful difference in your school and community.

The Action Guide is here to assist you in planning, implementing and promoting Change to Chill activities in your school or community. Some features of the Guide include:

  • Choose-it-yourself Change to Chill “theme week”
  • Variety of DIY activity ideas for large and small groups
  • How to create a “Chill Zone” & Chill Zone poster
  • Guidance on social media
  • Many additional resources

So what are you waiting for? Check it out!