Prioritizing Self-Care during the Holidays Balancing holiday activities with school and other responsibilities can be hard. If you’re feeling the pressure, try these tips to help ease it and reflect on what is most important during the holidays:
Native American Heritage Month Native American Heritage month celebrates the rich culture, traditions, and history of the Native/Indigenous people and illuminates the difficult and unique challenges and disparities Native/Indigenous people have historically faced and continue to face due to oppression.
Prioritizing Mental Well-Being Going back to school brings many transitions and adjustments to new schedules and activities. It can easily feel overwhelming. Explore these Change to Chill resources to help ease the transitions.
Step 1: Understanding Stress Teaching students how to recognize the signs and symptoms of stress can be helpful as they work to better manage their mental well-being. Here are a few Change to Chill resources that can help:
Recognizing National Mental Health Awareness Month According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 6 youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health condition each year. Despite this, stigma associated with mental health conditions and seeking mental health…
Teen tobacco and vape use has continued to increase over the past few years. As such, the need for resources to aid in tobacco education, prevention, and cessation efforts for teens is more important than ever. Gabby Coleman, Tobacco Treatment…
Volunteering Benefits Everyone Involved Not only is volunteering a great way to get involved in your community and develop new connections, it also helps your own mental health and well-being.
Grow Your Resilience Practice with Change to Chill Spring is right around the corner. That means spring cleaning, new blossoms, and a growth mindset. Here are a few ways you can grow your resiliency with Change to Chill:
On January 27th, Change to Chill team members helped to facilitate a mental health forum with Student Achievement Advisors (SAAs) and other school staff across 6 high schools in the Anoka-Hennepin School District. About 100 students were in attendance for…
Honoring Black Mental Health Change to Chill is honoring Black History Month by acknowledging the racial disparities that exist in mental health: