LifeWorks learning center in Mill Valley will be hosting two half-day mindfulness retreats for tweens and teens on Saturday, June 27th. Both sessions will provide an overview of mindfulness practice geared towards adolescents while setting the stage for more in-depth practice opportunities coming later this summer.
Where: LifeWorks Learning Center, 554 Miller Ave. Mill Valley
When: Saturday, June 27th
Tweens (11-14yrs) 9am-1pm
Teens (15-19yrs) 2pm-6pm
For more information, contact Dr. Jeremy Jensen at (619) 347-4743 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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Teen Depression: Guide For Parents
WebMD on Teen Depression
Film on Alcohol and Suicide
Troubled Teens in Troubled Times
Covenant House Hotline for Kids: Covenant House Nine line, (800) 999-9999, TTY: (800) 999-9915, is a 24/7 hotline that provides help to kids as well as teens. Spanish and English.
National Sexual Abuse Hotline (RAINN): Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network provide a 24/7 hotline to help people of all ages with sexual abuse/assault issues and to provide resource references, toll-free at (800) 656-HOPE. Live chat support is also available at http://www.rainn.org/.
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline: Provides teens in abusive relationships, or concerned friends, with resources and counseling, (866) 331-9474, TTY: (866) 331-8453. Live chat is also available, and the website includes a "Time Out" button in the upper right of every page for teens in unsafe situations where they are concerned about being monitored while on the site. http://www.loveisrespect.org/
National Suicide Hotlines: 1-800-SUICIDE (+1 (800) 784-2433)
+1 (800) 273-TALK (+1 (800) 273-8255 )
Trevor Suicide Hotline: +1 (866) 488-7386
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County Hot Line: (888) 668-2528 Mental Health and Crisis Lines
San Francisco Support Services 24 Hour Crisis Line: (415) 781-0500; HIV Nightline: (415) 434-2437 or +1 (800) 273-2437
A Young Woman's Survival Guide by Health Initiatives for Youth
A Young Man's Survival Guide by Health Initiatives for Youth
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Supporting LGBT Kids:
That’s So Gay, Wanda Sykes
For kids and parents:
GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth by Kelly Huegel
Free Your Mind: The Book for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth--and Their Allies by Ellen Bass and Kate Kaufman
Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis J. Rodriguez
The Romance of Risk: Why Teenagers Do the Things They Do by Lynne E. Ponton, M.D.
Is That Me Yelling?: A Parent's Guide to Getting Your Kids to Cooperate Without Losing Your Cool by Rona Renner, RN
Ask Me if I Care: Voices from an American High School by Nancy Rubin
LOST and FOUND: HEALING TROUBLED TEENS IN TROUBLED TIMES by Jan Elise Sells, L.M.F.T.
The Triple Bind: Be pretty, sweet, and nice; Be athletic, competitive, get straight A's; Be impossible Perfect by Stephen Hinshaw, PhD
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher, Ph.D.
Queen Bees & Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends & Other Realities of Adolescence by Rosalind Wiseman
School Girls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap by Peggy Orenstein
Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them by James Garbarino, Ph.D.
Coming Out, Coming In Nurturing the Well-Being and Inclusion of Gay Youth in Mainstream Society by Linda Goldman
50 Ways to Support Lesbian & Gay Equality: The Complete Guide to Supporting Family, Friends, Neighbors, or Yourself by Meredith Maran with Angela Watrous
Helping Teens Stop Violence: A Practical Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents by Allan Creighton, Battered Women's Alternatives with Paul Kivel, Oakland Men's Project
Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America by Geoffrey Canada
RESOURCES for THERAPISTS:
Utila hosts a multimedia library of useful content shared by mental health providers. Therapy worksheets, homework, meditations, psychoeducation, and treatment interventions. https://utila.us/utiblioteca.html