Helping Teens Channel Stress, Grow In Resilience

Helping teens channel stress, grow in resilience

The mental health crisis among teens has prompted an urgent quest for preventive interventions. Researchers believe they have one. As the team explains in a recent study, the 30-minute online training module teaches teenagers to channel their stress responses away from something negative that needs to be feared and tamped down towards recognizing those responses -- sweaty palms, a racing heart, for example -- as a positive driving force.
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Safety First: How Stigma May Impact Health

Safety first: How stigma may impact health

Lack of safety, according to a new theory, may have a direct impact on the health of people in marginalized communities, particularly the LGBTQ community. The theory challenges decades of thinking that health disparities in the LGBTQ community are primarily due to encounters with stressful and discriminatory events, a concept called 'minority stress.'
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