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Stress & Coping


All kids feel stressed sometimes. Here are some steps to help fight it.

5 Steps

  • Stress

    What's on your mind? When you know what is making you stressed, you can take action to make it better.

    What is stress?


    If homework is stressful

  • What You Can Do About Stress

    Try to focus on the moment. You may discover some new ways to calm your stress.

    Talk about your feelings

    Try yoga

    Be more mindful

    3 ways to worry less

  • Other Kids

    Friends and classmates can sometimes make you feel stressed. Find out some ways to handle it.

    Peer pressure




  • Stress at Home

    Everyone has stress at home sometimes. Learn some ways to cope.

    When parents fight

    A new baby!

    Single-parent families

  • Getting Help

    Remember: There are adults who want to help you when you need them.

    Going to a therapist

    School counselors

    Talking to your parents

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    Things Will Get Better!

    Even when something difficult happens, like losing a pet or moving, you can get through it.

    Coping with sadness

Taking Care of You

There are things you can do to stay healthy.

Every Day Is a New Day to Be Good to Yourself

When you're fit, your body works well, feels good, and can do all the things you want to do.

Get fit

Be active

Start Your Day Off Right

Breakfast is the fuel that gets you going. Fuel up with a healthy breakfast!

Eat breakfast

Why You Need Sleep

Sleep is more important than you may think. 

Get enough sleep

At School, What If...

When you're feeling worried and tense, your whole body can be affected.

Learn more

Let's talk about school and what to do when you don't like it.

Let's talk

Kids who get along with their teachers learn more, and can ask questions and get extra help.

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