Resources

Check out these great resources to teach your teen how to overcome life’s pressures at home, at school and in their social life.


 

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Fill out the Change to Chill Presentation Request Form to request a one time presentation, collateral or a training for a large group.

 

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Are you looking for tips on talking to your teen about mental well-being? Check out Tips for Talking with Teens, developed by teens for adults. It outlines the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ of having a conversation about mental health and self care with a teenager.


icon-fileAllina Health Mental Health provides information on services and treatments, care providers, when to get help, and more.


icon-fileThe Allina Health Mental Health Grid provides a snapshot of all the mental health and addiction services Allina Health provides across the communities it serves.


icon-fileEmotional Health Videos addressing stress and depression provided by the Allina Health Video Library.


icon-fileWhat is stressing you out? This handout for teens talks about what stress can do and tips to help manage it.


icon-fileFeeling Anxious? This handout for teens talks about what anxiety and ways to control it.


icon-fileHow to Help Your Teen Manage Stress – What stress can do and tips to help your teen manage it.


icon-fileHow To Help Your Teen Control Anxiety – What anxiety can do and tips to help your teen control it.


icon-fileTeen Depression – Symptoms, causes, treatments and more.


icon-fileTeen Bipolar Disorder – Symptoms, causes, treatments and more.


icon-fileHealthy, Set, Go blog contains wellness and prevention information from the experts at Allina Health.


icon-fileHealth Powered Kids is a free online resource designed to empower children and teens to make good choices about being active, eating well and balancing their lives.


icon-fileThinking about Thinking – Our unconscious thinking process includes not what we experience; it is the meaning we give our experiences that matters.


icon-fileNAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Minnesota – Working to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.

icon-fileNAMI Minnesota Youth – A NAMI resource specifically tailored to youth.


icon-fileThe UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center offers free downloadable Guided Meditations.


icon-fileAuthentic Happiness is the homepage of Dr. Martin Seligman, Director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania and founder of positive psychology, a branch of psychology which focuses on the empirical study of such things as positive emotions, strengths-based character and healthy institutions. The resources provided on the website are free.


icon-fileChange 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.


icon-fileThe 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.


 

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