Resources for Parents

How to talk with your children and teens about racism, violence, and what they're seeing on the news

How to talk with your children and teens about racism, violence, and what they're seeing on the news

Difficult and Important Conversations As adults, many of us have spent the last couple of weeks glued to our devices to get the latest news and updates about the brutal murder of George Floyd.

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How to create a safety plan, an important tool for children and teens with depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and more

How to create a safety plan, an important tool for children and teens with depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and more

Creating a Safety Plan Rates of childhood teen suicide, self-harm, depression, and anxiety are increasing at alarming rates. More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, AIDS, birth defects, and chronic lung disease, COMBINED (see: CDC).

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Childhood and Teen Bullying is on the rise. How do we prevent it, identify it, and stop it?

Childhood and Teen Bullying is on the rise. How do we prevent it, identify it, and stop it?

Bullying - The Facts Bullying is repeated hurtful actions done with the intent of demonstrating power over another person. This is not a one-time mean act, but an ongoing, consistent, willful tearing down of another person’s sense of self.

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Resilience is key to helping kids manage and avoid stress, anxiety, and depression

Resilience is key to helping kids manage and avoid stress, anxiety, and depression

Update On The Vertroos Platform Happy Wednesday. We hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy. Before jumping into the main topic for this week (resilience) we wanted to let you know we’re making great progress developing our platform.

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