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

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

How to Help a Friend Who is Struggling [For Teens]

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Apr 5, 2021 3:15:03 PM

What should you do if a friend approaches you about a particular problem and you aren't sure how to respond? Better yet, how can you best support them if they don't want you sharing their secrets? Here are some tips to consider. 

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Topics: Tweens, Counseling, For Youth

Tips for Coping with Anxiety [For Teens]

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Feb 15, 2021 4:49:37 PM

Childhood should be a safe, happy, carefree time, full of fun and exploration--but for some kids, it's not. Depression and anxiety make it difficult for children to enjoy life to the fullest, and if not adequately addressed, can cause problems that last long into adulthood. 

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Topics: Tweens, Adolescents/Teens, Anxiety, For Youth

How to Talk to Your Parents About Your Mental Health

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Feb 15, 2021 10:59:18 AM
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Topics: Tweens, Adolescents/Teens, Bullying, Counseling, For Youth

Tips for Maintaining Teen Relationships During COVID-19

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Feb 2, 2021 9:31:15 AM
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Topics: Adolescents/Teens, Covid-19, Online Safety, For Youth