FACTS ABOUT LGBTQ+ YOUTH & SUICIDE
LGBTQ youth are not inherently prone to suicide risk because of their sexual orientation or gender identity but rather placed at higher risk because of how they are mistreated and stigmatized in society.
VIDEO: LGBTQ+ YOUTH
Video on LGBTQ+ youth and mental health. "Youth who identify as LGBTQ are at increased risk for mental health problems, bullying, and suicidal thoughts. Adults must be mindful of listening."
SUPPORTING LGBTQ+ YOUTH DURING COVID
Statistics, tips, and resources on supporting LGBTQ+ youth during the pandemic.
HOW TO SUPPORT LGBTQ+ CHILDREN
Learn how families can best support LGBTQ+ youth, how parents can help keep LGBTQ+ kids safe, and some common challenges for LGBTQ+ youth.
BECOMING A BETTER MENTOR
Strategies guide of tangible mentoring core skills, key principles, and best practices.
YOUTH MENTORING NETWORK
The Youth Mentoring Network provides children facing adversity, a strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationship that enhances their lives.
NATIONAL MENTORING RESOURCE CENTER
The National Mentoring Resource Center provides a collection of mentoring handbooks, curricula, manuals, and other resources that practitioners can use to implement and further develop program practices.
FREE professional mentoring resources.
HEALTHY TEEN RELATIONSHIPS
CDC program for teens on building healthy relationships.
PLAY, CHILD DEVELOPMENT, & RELATIONSHIPS (VIRTUAL PRESCHOOL)
Effective practice for mentoring.
MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING FOR PEOPLE WHO USE DRUGS
Learn how motivational interviewing can inspire and improve the behaviors and mindsets of people who use drugs.
PROTECTING CHILDREN ONLINE DURING COVID-19
Technical note on key priorities and recommendations on how to promote positive online experiences for children.
SOCIAL MEDIA USE AND BALANCE
How social media use can impact mental health and tips for finding social media balance.
Videos and interactive games for the youth to learn about online safety..
POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
VIDEO: HOW CARING ADULTS PROMOTE POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Presentation at the CEBM, "Strengthening the Links Between Formal & Informal Mentoring".
BUILDING POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH STUDENTS
Positive relationships build motivation, create safe spaces for learning, build new pathways for learning, and improve student behavior