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Change to Chill 

An Allina Health Non-Profit with Resources for Teens 

Everyone Gets Stressed

  • Change to Chill is here to help you figure out what stress is, what causes it and how you can manage it
  • Students can register for updates and link directly to the site
  • Stress 101
  • Reducing Stigma about Stress and Related Conditions
  • Suicide Prevention, Awareness and Support
  • Mental Health and Vaping

Help Others

  • Resources for parents, educators and adults to positively impact the mental health of someone they care about.

  • Ideas for Activities to reduce stress

You've Got This

  • Learn how to take the first step to resiliency with the stress quiz.

  • There are many ways you can de-stress your life, but everyone is different. Take the quiz to find out the best ways to manage your stress.

Mindfulness

  • We all react differently to stressful situations whether it's a physical response or an emotional outburst. We can learn to control how we react by applying mindfulness. Mindfulness is the act of bringing awareness to the present moment by acknowledging and accepting thoughts, feelings and sensations in the body.

  • Awareness Experiment

  • Mindful Eating

  • Mindful Walking

  • Meditation Experiment

  • Mindfulness for Athletes

  • Guided Imagery

  • Virtual Chill Zone

Life Balance

  • Being self aware is knowing what is important to you. It will allow you to find ways to spend your time that allow you to feel at ease, successful, happy and well.

  • Determine Your Values

  • Gratitude

  • Importance of Sleep

  • Head to Toe Relaxation

  • Just Breathe Meditation

Kate Fitzsimons on Resilience

Check out her amazing website with fantastic resources!

 

Healthy Eating - Swap Up

Eating healthier is easy once you know what to look for. This site provides tips for spotting healthier food and drink choices, giving you simple swaps and helping you understand how moods impact food choices.

Other Resources:

NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness 

Provides a list of crisis and mental health resources for youth

Hennepin County Resources for Youth

Economic supports, health and wellness, housing and homelessness, education, employment, safety and legal help, ID and documents

Minnesota Teen Mental Health Directory

Resources, support and advocacy for teens, including resources for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ youth.