by the British Columbia Ministry of Children and Family Development
This guide for teens and adults is intended to assist youth age 13 to 17 who suffer from depression or who believe they have an early or mild form of depression. Created by mental health experts and clinical psychologists from BC, the guide contains answers to many common questions about teen depression, interactive worksheets, and links to other sources of information.
Always Kiss Me Good Night: Instructions for Raising the Perfect Parent
by J.S. Salt
Publisher: Three Rivers Press; 1 edition (April 7 1997)
If kids came with an instruction manual, this would be it -- a clever and poignant collection of suggestions, observations and reminders to parents from the experts themselves (kids 6-12). Organized into three sections: (Love and Caring, Family and Friends, and Guidance and Independence), these one- or two-line requests will bring a smile to your face, a lump to your throat, and a renewed sense of confidence that you can give your kids the love and support they deserve.
Catalyst: Teen Brain - ABC TV Science
Watch this video - or, even better, watch this video with your teen! It is fascinating and may save your teen's future, or possibly their life.
If your group is interested in hearing more about Adolescent Brain Development, Crazy by Design is a workshop that goes into this subject in some detail. Contact Gail Smillie at 403-205-5257.