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Promoting Coping Strategies in Youth

Posted on: February 28, 2018
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Promoting Coping Strategies in Youth

The Project AWARE Ohio team has developed an information brief entitled Promoting Coping Strategies in Youth.  This brief includes information about 1) what are coping strategies and why are they important, 2) what does the research say about stress and coping strategies, 3) characteristics of coping strategies, 4) examples of coping strategies/styles, 5) how can adults support effective coping skills for adolscents, and 6) additional online resources when these strategies are not enough.  

 

Online Resources Promoting Coping Strategies in Youth

The American Institute of Stress
American Institute of Stress is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 that provides a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters intellectual discovery, innovative knowledge and improves human health and leadership on stress-related topics.  
Phone:  (682) 239-6823
http://www.stress.org/

Active Minds
Active Minds is a nonprofit organization that works to increase students' awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources, and serve as the liason between students and the mental health community. 
Phone:  (202) 332-9595
http://www.activeminds.org/

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research.  
Phone:  (240) 485-1001
http://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.  NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institute of Health (NIH), the nation's medical reserach agency.  NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Phone:  (866) 615-6464
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml