Below is our collection of helpful videos & articles for the busy & informed family member.


National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative PSA: Notice 

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Visit Northwestern University's "What is Stress?" page for free downloads

Listen to National Public Radio's, "Introduction to Parenting: Difficult Questions" Podcast

"Is It OK To Lie About Santa and the Tooth Fairy?"

        Learn four strategies for handling tough questions 

        from kids

"Talking Race with Young Children"

       Learn five strategies for having conversations about         race with kids

"Death: Talking With Kids About the End"

        Learn six strategies for processing death with kids

"The Problem With Toy Guns and Princesses"

        Learn six strategies for managing toys and play              with kids

"What If We Lived in Two Houses? Talking Kids Through Divorce"

         Learn five strategies for handling the topic of                     divorce with kids

"When the News is Scary, What to Say to Kids"

         Learn six strategies for discussing the news with kids

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at    1-800-273-TALK (8255) and follow their guidance.

Crisis Text Line

Text trained crisis counselors about anything that's on your mind.  Free. Confidential. 24/7.

Text  741-741

If danger for self-harm seems imminent, call 911.