National PTA Healthy Lifestyles Programs and Resources


7 Tips for Getting Your Reluctant Reader to Pick Up a Book

Facing Fears, Supporting Students—New Mental Health Toolkit

Helping Your Child Deal with Anxiety

Helping Children Deal with Stress

How Can You Ease Back-to-School Anxiety and Stress?

How to Teach Your Child that Failure is the Key to Success

What to say to kids when the news is scary (Link published in Illinois PTA newsletter)

Talking to Children About Cancer: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Talking to Children about Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers (National Association of School Psychologists)

Helping Children Cope with Frightening News and How to Ask What Kids are Feeling (The Child Mind Institute)

Helping Teens with Traumatic Grief: Tips for Caregivers and Assisting Parents/Caregivers in Coping with Collective Traumas (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

How and Why Bullying Leads to Addiction In Kids

Mental Health America
Summer Articles

Don’t forget to check out DG58 summer learning opportunities to keep those skills up over the summer!

Beat Summer Learning Loss with These Great Resources

Teach Your Kids About Water Safety Before Heading to the Pool or Beach

10 Tips to Get You Ready for Back to School