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Stress Center for Teens

Keeping Stress in Check

It's good to act before stress gets to be too much. Here are 5 ways to prevent stress buildup.

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  • Tips for Your Mind and Body

    You can take steps to help you keep your cool. Check out things to try when you're stressed or before stress kicks in.

    Practice positivity

    Gratitude is great

    Be mindful!

    Give yoga a try

  • Calm Your Stress

    From breathing exercises to skills for managing emotional reactions, here are ideas to help you pause, slow down, and reset.

    Breathing exercises

    5 tips to deal with anxiety

    Take control of your reactions

  • Talking to a Therapist

    Therapists are trained to help people with all kinds of problems. Find out how therapy helps people when they are going through a tough time.

  • When Stress Feels Overwhelming

    Serious stress can come from dealing with a personal crisis, a disaster, a health crisis, or a mental health condition that feels out of control.

     

Dealing With Stress in Your Life

Everyone feels stressed out at times. You can avoid getting too stressed out by handling everyday pressures and problems, asking for help when you need it, and making time to relax.

Getting Help at Home

It's good to have a parent's help, advice, and support. Here are tips on having good conversations and asking for help when you need it. 

Getting Help at School

When you need to talk to an adult who isn't a parent or relative, school counselors and teachers can be a great place to start.

Coping With Common Stressors

Family tensionSports pressureHomework overload. The more practice we get at handling everyday challenges, the better we get at dealing with challenges in general.

Relaxation Exercise

Try this guided meditation to help you relax.

Frequently Asked Questions

Life is about going for things. And when we do, rejection is always a possibility.

Find out how to cope

We all mess up at times. An apology tells someone that we're sorry for the hurt we caused — even if we didn't do it on purpose. 

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Beyond helping you get good grades, organization skills help you in just about everything in life. The more you practice, the better you'll get.

Learn how

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