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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Take-Home DBT Skills: Emotional Regulation

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 27, 2021 10:45:45 AM
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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Counseling, Child Development, DBT, For Youth

Take-Home DBT Skills: Distress Tolerance

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 18, 2021 3:42:50 PM
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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Counseling, Child Development, DBT, For Youth

Take-Home DBT Skills: DEAR MAN

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 12, 2021 2:16:20 PM
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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Counseling, Child Development, DBT, For Youth

Take-Home DBT Skills: Mindfulness

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 9, 2021 3:55:49 PM

Mindfulness refers to having an awareness of your present thoughts and feelings. When you are mindful, you are entirely in the moment. Integrating mindfulness into your life can reduce anxiety, depression, and urges to engage in destructive behavior.

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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Counseling, Child Development, DBT, For Youth

Tips for Building Low Self-Esteem

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 27, 2021 1:32:00 PM
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Topics: For Parents, For Youth

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

Social Media and Self-Esteem

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