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InBrief: The Science of Early Childhood Development

This edition of the InBrief series addresses basic concepts of early childhood development, established over decades of neuroscience and behavioral research, which help illustrate why child development, particularly from birth to five years, is a foundation for a prosperous and sustainable society.
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Belly Breathe

“Feeling like a monster? Colbie Caillat and Common recommend a calming breath.” This video walks children through “belly breathing” as a technique to cope with anger or anxiety.
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Talk to your kids...before everyone else does

This booklet offers practical concrete tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about some tough issues: sex and relationships, HIV/AIDS, violence, drugs and alcohol.
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After the Storm - Tips for Adults: Healthy Relationships

Recovering after a natural disaster can be difficult and relationships can be strained. This one-pager provides several tips to help ease stress and maintain healthy relationships with those around you. Also available in Spanish.
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The Student's Guide to Health: How Kids and Teens Can Keep Their Bodies Healthy

This page contains facts about the human body and a number of resources that help youth learn more about health. Includes information about: functions of the body, practicing good hygiene, making healthy food choices, getting fit and healthy, alcohol and drugs, staying safe, and good mental health.
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PTSD Coach

This Applied Research paper examines both single- and mixed-gender rape prevention and risk reduction programs, and provides suggestions for practitioners to design, implement, and evaluate programs.
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Tipping the Scales: The Resilience Game

This interactive online game explores how the choices we make can help children and the community as a whole become more resilient in the face of serious challenges.
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Supporting Someone Who is Grieving

This document offers suggestions on how friends and family members might support a someone who is grieving.
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In Our Own Voice: African American Stories of Oppression, Survival and Recovery in Mental Health Systems

Author(s): Vanessa Jackson
This guide provides historical highlights regarding African-American survivors and mental health treatment in America; explores the themes shared in the collected oral histories; provides strategies for using history projects as a tool for personal and community healing and social change; and includes resources to assist you in starting your own history project.
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Help Make Your Child's School Safer

This tip sheet lists suggestions for parents who want to help create safer schools for children, originally from the Department of Education's 1998 publication, Early Warning, Timely Response.
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Young Children and Grief

This resource describes common aspects of the grieving and mourning process for young children, and common feelings that a young child may experience as part of that process.
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Change a Life Program

This online program helps to build skills and offers tools to any individual that wishes to help children experiencing domestic violence on their path to healing and thriving.