#bethekindkid Kindness in Action campaign begins this week

Your child may have a chance to #bethekindkid through this new kindness campaign.

teen mental health

Urgent care for mental health: UPMC Children’s opens behavioral health walk-in clinic for kids/teens

New resource for kids’ and teens’ mental health in our community. Details here.

Amber Edmunds is dedicated to uplifting Black mothers in Pittsburgh. This is her story.

This personal essay explores the experiences and resilience of Black mothers in Pittsburgh. Don’t miss it.

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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.

teen mental health

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.

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Powerful mental health advice (and grant funding) from Pittsburgh Marathon competitor Greg Nance

Mental health advice and encouragement from ultramarathoner Greg Nance.

grounding kit

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 […]

holiday stress

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.

Rachel Carson Ecovillage

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.

extracurricular activities

How many extracurricular activities are too many? These 8 ideas can help you find the answer.

Extracurricular activities are great. Downtime is, too.

publicsource podcast

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.

teen mental health pittsburgh

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.

school bullying

Local foundation and WQED team up to reduce school bullying

This Pittsburgh-based foundation is fighting school bullying through an innovative education program.

LGBTQ+ teens in Pittsburgh

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.

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