Idaho Youth Ranch

Idaho Youth Ranch
Our Mission: We unite for Idaho’s youth by providing accessible programs and services that nurture hope, healing, and resilience.

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How to Help Your Child or Teen with Life After Divorce

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 20, 2021 1:20:00 PM

Research shows that between 40-50% of married couples in the United States eventually divorce.1 While divorce can be complicated for everyone in the family, this systemic change is particularly challenging for children.

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Topics: For Parents, Families, Family Conflict, Resilience

How Social Media Affects Teen Self-Esteem and What to Do About It

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 13, 2021 1:13:00 PM
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Topics: For Parents, Teachable Moments, Bullying, Anxiety, For Youth

How to Help Your Adolescent Cope with Grief

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 6, 2021 1:07:00 PM

Grief can be undoubtedly challenging at any age. It’s tumultuous, painful, and inherently unique to each individual. Indeed, many adolescents struggle to understand their emotions and thoughts when it comes to experiencing profound loss. 

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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, For Youth

A Teen’s Quick Guide to Supporting a Friend Struggling with Depression

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jun 24, 2021 4:51:13 PM

6.7% of Americans struggle with depression in a given year.1 Depression is a complex condition that often results in people losing a sense of pleasure and meaning from life. It can also contribute to feelings of worthlessness, guilt, apathy, and sadness.

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Topics: For Parents, Suicide Prevention, Resilience, For Youth

Everyday Things You Can Do to Build Resilience in Your Child

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jun 24, 2021 4:07:08 PM

Resilience refers to the ability to recover from adverse events and cope with life’s stressors. Resilient kids tend to have higher self-esteem, take more healthy risks, and problem solve successfully.

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Topics: For Parents, Childhood Trauma, Resilience

Signs It’s Time to Get Help for Your Teen’s Anger

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jun 23, 2021 4:04:20 PM
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Topics: Tweens, Counseling, Childhood Trauma

Tips for Managing Teenage Social Anxiety Post-Covid

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jun 23, 2021 3:55:34 PM
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Topics: Covid-19, Anxiety, For Youth

Free Download: Guide to Relationships in a Time of Recovery

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on May 18, 2021 10:29:02 AM

 

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Topics: For Parents, Tweens, Families, Counseling, Covid-19, For Youth

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on May 1, 2021 11:34:00 AM

In 1949, Mental Health America (MHA) began Mental Health Awareness Month. Every May, numerous organizations come together for advocacy and resources. This year, the theme is Tools 2 Thrive, an optimistic topic given some of the past year’s unique challenges. 

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Topics: Resilience, For Youth

Giving to Charity: Why Donors Are Heroes to Idaho's Kids

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Apr 30, 2021 1:03:59 PM

When Idaho’s kids need help, there are a special group of people out there ready to step up. They do not wear capes or masks or fly in at the last second. They are humble, everyday Idahoans who believe kids are more than their trauma and that is why they choose to give to charities like Idaho Youth Ranch.

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Topics: Donations