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What to Do When Bad Things Happen Parental Monitoring School Age Youth / Teen Website ParentFurther Dealing with Tragedies in the World, Dealing with Death, Tips for Breaking Bad News to Kids, Learning to Bounce Back
Drug Danger Signs Addictions School Age Youth / Teen Download ParentFurther If you see any of these signs (and especially a combination of a number of these signs), it’s time to talk to your child.
Tips for Troubleshooting 5 Common Teen Behavior Problems Communication Parental Monitoring Youth / Teen Website ParentFurther Here are a few tips for navigating the minefield of common teen problem behaviors.
The 9 Parenting Strategies Communication Connections Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Website ParentFurther 9 Parenting Strategies based on the Developmental Assets research.
When Your Child Is Being Bullied Mental & Emotional Wellness School Age Youth / Teen Download
The Dreaded Call: Your Child’s in Trouble Communication Youth / Teen Download
Smoking - Children see. Children do. Role Model School Age Youth / Teen Download
Family attitudes and practices about substance abuse Role Model School Age Youth / Teen Download
Top 9 Ways to be an Even Better Parent Communication Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download
How do I talk to my teens about drugs? Communication School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
If You’re a Parent, You’re a Role Model: How To Teach Your Children by Example Role Model Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Teaching your children the truth about drugs and alcohol Communication Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Roots in Rituals Connections Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
Relationship Bank Account Connections Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
Laughter in the Family Connections Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
Grandparent Connections Connections Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
Improve your family’s health with active transportation Connections Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download ParticipAction
Family fun day activity plan Connections Pre-School School Age Download Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
15 minutes of Family Fun – Kids Connections Pre-School School Age Download ABC Life Literacy Canada
15 minutes of Family Fun – Parents Connections Pre-School School Age Download ABC Life Literacy Canada
Building Blocks for Family Volunteering Connections School Age Youth / Teen Download Volunteer Canada
A Sense of Belonging Connections School Age Youth / Teen Download
Helping Your Teen Work Through Anger Mental & Emotional Wellness Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Teaching Your Children to Talk About Their Feelings Mental & Emotional Wellness School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How Can I Help My Young Child Learn To Get Along With Others? Mental & Emotional Wellness School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How Can I Teach My Young Child to Deal With Peer Pressure? Mental & Emotional Wellness School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How to Listen Actively to Your Children Mental & Emotional Wellness Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How Can I Help My Young Child to Be More Confident? Mental & Emotional Wellness School Age Download Alberta Health Services
Family Resource Centre links for Substance Abuse Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Supporting Your Son or Daughter in Recovery Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Intervening When Your Teen is Using Drugs Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How to Get Through to Your Teen Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Getting Help For Your Son or Daughter Who is Using Alcohol, Other Drugs or Gambling Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Does Your Teen’s Drug Use Leave You Feeling Like You’re Losing Your Sanity? Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How Bad is My Teen’s Drinking or Drug Use? Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Helping Teens Evaluate Their Drug Use Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How Do I Know If My Teen is Using Drugs? Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How Do I Talk to My Teenager About Drugs? Addictions Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
How Can I Help My Child if My Partner is Addicted? Addictions Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
The Truth About Popular Drugs Addictions School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
12 Quick Privacy Tips for Parents Parental Monitoring Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Website Government of Canada
Kids and Technology - MyPrivacy, MyChoice, MyLife Parental Monitoring Pre-School School Age Youth / Teen Website Government of Canada Created by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, this site provides youth and their parents the information to help understand how technology affects privacy and to explain how to build secure online profiles.
A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain Confidence and Choices Youth / Teen Website Partnership for a Drug-free America Helpful tools, tips and guidance
for raising healthy kids.
Kids Now Confidence and Choices School Age Youth / Teen Website Kids Now, Toronto, ON Kids.now is a national group mentoring charity, coaching kids to make positive choices by building self-confidence, leadership abilities and skills.
Confident Girls and Guys Confidence and Choices School Age Youth / Teen Website Monique Howat Focusing on adolescents and teens, this site provides downloadable parent tip sheets, podcasts, and newsletters related to raising confident and motivated children.
Mind Your Mind Mental & Emotional Wellness Youth / Teen Website Family Service Thames Valley, UK Information, resources and tools for youth and emerging adults who may be struggling and coping with life challenges.
Mind Check Mental & Emotional Wellness Youth / Teen Website Fraser Health, BC A youth and young adult health literacy initiative of the Fraser Health Authority (BC) that encourages early detection and intervention of mental health and addiction issues.
List of Resources for Substance Use Problems Addictions Youth / Teen Website Government of Alberta
Raves and Club Drugs: How Do I Protect My Kids? Addictions School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services
Teaching Your Children The Truth About Drugs and Gambling Addictions School Age Youth / Teen Download Alberta Health Services