Self-Care during the Holidays ✨

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: Read more ›

Honoring Native American Heritage Month

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. Read more ›

Prioritizing Mental Health is Always in Season

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. Read more ›

Managing Back to School Stress

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: Read more ›

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

 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 care means that many youth suffer in silence. Read more ›

Change to Chill and Educating Teens on the Risks of Tobacco

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 Specialist with Allina Health, explain this and more in this interview with WCCO. Coleman also points to local resources, including Change to Chill’s information Mental & Health and Vaping, that can help.

 

Listen to the full interview here

Volunteering and Well-Being

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. Read more ›

Stress Re-leaf in Spring

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: Read more ›

Change to Chill at Anoka-Hennepin High School Forum

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 the full-day event, where they participated in a variety of Change to Chill activities, including gratitude, mental remix, and even meditation in our portable Chill Zone. Read more ›

Celebrating Black History Month

Honoring Black Mental Health

Change to Chill is honoring Black History Month by acknowledging the racial disparities that exist in mental health: Read more ›