This article by Executive Director Casey Caster appeared in TYC’s Youth + You email newsletter. A few weekends ago, as my family bounced between social obligations, weekend chores, and a round of COVID testing to confirm we avoided the latest surge in cases, my 4-year-old peered up at me and said, “Mom, take a rainbow […]
Talking with children after tragic events such as recent mass shootings can leave parents, caregivers and teachers at a loss. This broad array of resources from Youth.gov can help.
This summer, The Youth Council will offer three free, 4-week support groups for middle and high school youth. Check out descriptions of each and details for how to register a student at the link below.
LGBTQIA+ youth are four times more likely to consider, make a plan for, and attempt suicide than their peers. The Trevor Project offers crisis services, education and support for LGBTQIA+ youth and those who care about them.
Executive Director Casey Caster discusses The Youth Council’s mental health efforts with United Way of Greater Nashua’s Mike Apfelberg. Skip to 38:00 to hear their conversation.
TYC’s counseling staff recently completed a course to become Youth Mental Health First Aid trainers. This parent’s story shows the impact of knowing how to respond to a youth in crisis.
This interactive page from MTV aims to educate young people about mental health and offer resources for accessing care and supporting friends who may be struggling.
In this latest phase of the pandemic, some kids are happy to ditch masks, while others are struggling with the transition. Here’s how to support children experiencing anxiety from it.