Change to Chill partners with the communities Allina Health serves to help all teens stress less and build resiliency.
Beginning fall of 2018, Change to Chill™ is proud to partner with 9 high schools throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin to implement the Change to Chill School Partnership. This first-of-its kind initiative combines student, parent and school staff components – which include Change to Chill trainings, tailored communications, student focus groups, a peer mentoring program and funding for a “Chill Zone” – to promote and support a culture of mental well-being in each school.
To access the Peer Mentoring Guide for this program, click here.
The high schools awarded the Change to Chill School Partnership for 2018-2019 include:
Arcadia Charter School – Northfield, MN
Cambridge-Isanti High School – Cambridge, MN
Coon Rapids High School – Coon Rapids, MN
Harding High School – St. Paul, MN
Hopkins High School – Hopkins, MN
Maple Lake High School – Maple Lake, MN
New Ulm High School – New Ulm, MN
River Falls High School – River Falls, WI
Shakopee High School – Shakopee, MN
Change to Chill™ partners with Girl Scouts River Valley to connect more girls and young adults to mental well-being resources. With the support of Change to Chill, Girl Scouts River Valley helps girls build skills to improve their overall well-being by keeping their minds and bodies healthy, creating and maintaining healthy relationships with others, and creatively expressing themselves and their ideas. Click here to learn more about the partnership between Change to Chill and Girl Scouts River Valley, and ways your troop can earn a special Change to Chill patch!
If you live outside the Allina Health Minnesota and Western Wisconsin service area and are interested in purchasing the Change to Chill patch please email [email protected] and indicate Stress Less Patches in the subject line. Shari will be happy to help you place your order. There is a minimum of 50 patches per order.
Youth Intervention Programs Association (YIPA) is a Minnesota non-profit with a global reach which works to deliver exceptional training and advocacy so youth workers have the resources and skills to help youth succeed. Change to Chill™ is proud to be a member of YIPA and a sponsor of YIPA Fest during fall of 2018.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota is a national non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with mental illness and their families. NAMI MN offers a variety of classes and trainings, including Super Saturday trainings and their Ending the Silence classroom course. Change to Chill™ and NAMI MN’s youth programs are dedicated to cross-promoting resources to better serve communities in across Minnesota to support teen mental well-being.
The Bounce Back Project is a unique collaborative of physicians, nurses, hospital leaders, staff and community partners in Wright County, MN, who have come together for a single purpose — to impact the lives of individuals, communities, and organizations by promoting health through happiness. Change to Chill and The Bounce Back Project partner to cross-promote resources on gratitude and resilience to better serve our communities.