Youth Mental Health & Wellness

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Promoting Positive Youth Outcomes


Many youth experience mental health challenges that have an impact on their personal and social life, with half of all lifetime mental illness cases beginning by age 14. Extension programs offered to young people, and adults who work with them, are designed to demystify the topic, and promote strategies to support youth in need. 

Articles

Strategies to help parents during the start of a new school year
Here are some tips to help deal with your child’s anxiety when returning back to school. Learn More
September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month
September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. Throughout this month, we encourage you to help us spread the facts about suicide and ed... Learn More
Kristin Eberl, M.Ed., will join Extension in Rockingham County to help meet the behavioral health and wellness needs of youth in NH
Kristin joins Extension as a field specialist for youth and families, focusing on youth behavioral health and wellness. She most recently worked as a ... Learn More

Resources

This list includes contact information for both national and New Hampshire resources for those experiencing mental health challenges. If you or someon... Learn More
Belonging is an essential element to the 4-H experience. But how can we create a sense of belonging with our youth when we are meeting online? This gu... Learn More
Association for Mindfulness in Education - networking/sharing
Childlight Yoga/Yoga 4 Classrooms - training & resources
Center for... Learn More