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How is teen mental health being addressed in Pittsburgh? New NY Times report has eye-opening answers
Check out this close-up look at how caregivers support teen mental health in Pittsburgh.
YBMKQ unveils plans for a new community center in Penn Hills
YBMKQ is ready to create a safe and empowering community hub.
How can teens find hope when they’re struggling? These ideas can help.
Thoughts from the Surgeon General (and a caring mom) to support teen mental health.
Powerful mental health advice (and grant funding) from Pittsburgh Marathon competitor Greg Nance
Mental health advice and encouragement from ultramarathoner Greg Nance.
What is a grounding kit? Learn how to make this tool that can help with emotional regulation.
Grounding kits are a great resource to keep on hand for situations in which a person needs relief from stress, anxiety, or both.
At Café Momentum, teens learn lessons in restauranteering — and life.
Photo above courtesy of Café Momentum. We’ve heard a lot about the uptick in violence among young people in the Pittsburgh region recently including shootings and fights in all kinds […]
New encouragement cards are here from Fred Rogers Productions and The Mentoring Partnership
Image above courtesy of Fred Rogers Productions and The Mentoring Partnership The legacy of Fred Rogers has transformed the entire city of Pittsburgh for generations — especially for its youngest […]
It’s not just about the kids: 5 expert tips for parents on navigating stress and sadness
Holiday stress and sadness can make this season feel less than jolly. This advice may help.
The Rachel Carson EcoVillage will bring sustainable living and a shared mission to the North Hills
The Rachel Carson EcoVillage “will offer easy connections with neighbors without sacrificing the privacy of our own home and yard.”
The 6 words my daughter said that proved my self-care wasn’t selfish
Self-care doesn’t make us bad parents. It makes us parents who aim to value our entire selves.
How many extracurricular activities are too many? These 8 ideas can help you find the answer.
Extracurricular activities are great. Downtime is, too.
Pittsburgh teens speak out: Catch episode 1 of PublicSource’s new podcast season
“I really did my research on not only problems, but also solutions … I’m very passionate about this.”
On the final days of #BeKind21, here’s how your kids can spread kindness throughout our region
Check out the final three #BeKind21 actions for kids and adults to do this week.
Expert advice: How to help teenagers with anxiety
Strategies and insight from the Counseling & Wellness Center of Pittsburgh.
Sponsored Content Missing a backpack and running late? Stay healthy and ease back-to-school stress with AHN Pediatrics.
School days and hectic mornings are back. You can ease the stress and keep the kids healthy with back-to-school suggestions from AHN Pediatrics.
Local foundation and WQED team up to reduce school bullying
This Pittsburgh-based foundation is fighting school bullying through an innovative education program.
New group therapy option for LGBTQ+ teens in Pittsburgh begins at UPMC
This new 10-week group therapy program is designed for LGBTQ+ teens in Pittsburgh.
Little Otter brings a new mental health resource to the Pittsburgh region
At the moment, there is no waiting list for mental healthcare from Little Otter.
FC Pride in the Park invites families to connect and celebrate the local LGBTQIA+ community
“Many Pride events are adult-focused, so hosting something kid-friendly for those who are maybe coming out or questioning their sexual identity is really welcoming.”
Advice from experts on talking with kids about mass shootings
Talking with kids about shootings can be difficult. These ideas and resources can help.