Prevention Publications

Below you will find a listing of Helpful Tips for Life available for download. They are divided into four categories based on life stage: Lifeworks, Teen Turning Points, Parent Talk, and Prime Time.

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Lifeworks
 TitleDescription
Beat the Holiday BluesInformation about how to avoid the holiday blues.
CodependencySigns of codependency and help with breaking the cycle.
Easy ListeningInformation and tips for communicating and listening.
Family ViolenceWhat family violence is, the cycle of violence, who it affects, contributing factors and where to get help.
Finding Hope Beyond GriefHow to deal with the loss of a relative or friend.
Gender DysphoriaInformation about Gender Dysphoria and how to how to support those that experience it
Good NightInformation on getting a better night's sleep.
GriefHelp those close to you cope with grief.
Helping to Survive a LossThings you can do to help the grieving process go more smoothly for those closest to the deceased.
Instant Stress RelieversTips on how to deal with and reduce everyday stress.
Overcoming DepressionCauses, signs, and types of depression; how to get help.
Pathways to Self-EsteemAbout self-esteem and ways you can raise yours.
Peacefully Resolving ConflictLearn how to resolve a conflict peacefully
S.O.S. - Signs of StressInformation on stress and the physical, emotional, mental and behavioral symptoms it can cause
The Art of Stress Reduction100 ways to help you cope with stress
What Is Good Mental Health - TeensFor teens, what makes good mental health and what to do if you need help
What Is Good Mental Health?What makes good mental health and what to do if you need help
What's Your Conflict and Communication Style?How to handle conflict and communicate
Winter BluesHow to break the winter blues
You Are Not AloneHelp with withdrawal and loneliness and how to change your attitude
Teen Turning Points
 TitleDescription
Adolescence and IndependenceTips for independence and getting help for young adults.
Assisting Teens with Healthy GrievingHelp with assiting grieving teenagers.
Effects of Underage DrinkingWhat underage drinking does to adolescents and how to avoid it.
Gang-Related ViolenceWhat gang violence is, types of violence, dangers, how to protect yourself, and where to get help
Healthy Dating RelationshipsInformation for teens on how to build healthy relationships.
Out of the BlueInformation about depression and teenagers.
Safe DatingInformation for teens about dating violence
Safe Online DatingHow to be safe while online dating
Team Up With Self-esteemInformation on self-esteem including how to boost yours and how to get help
Teen Peer PressureAbout peer pressure and help with making good judgement
Teen ViolenceDealing with anger, what to do if caught in a violent situation and how to work thing out
Teen-Parent CommunicationTips on how to talk and listen to your teen
Teens and Prescription Drug MisuseInformation on the dangerousness of misusing prescription drugs and how to prevent misusing them
Which Way to GoMaking decisions, thinking before you act and getting help
You've Got Peer PowerUse peer power to make good choices and deal with peer pressure
Healthy Living
 TitleDescription
Stress and DietThere is a strong connection between mood, food and healthy eating.
Parent Talk
 TitleDescription
10 Stress BustersTry these steps to lessen stress in your family.
About Child AbuseInformation about child abuse including what it is, contributing factors and where to get help.
Before Friendships Can FormInformation about helping children form friendships.
Being a Single ParentInformation and helpful tips on being a single parent.
Build a Strong StepfamilyInformation on building a strong stepfamily
Building Emotionally Healthy FamiliesInformation and tips on building emotionally healthy families.
Children Who Witness ViolenceInformation for parents who deal with children who witness violence
Confidence Building Blocks for ChildrenInformation for parents on confidence building for children
Coping with BulliesInformation for parents to help children cope with bullying
Dealing With DifferencesInformation for parents to help children deal with differences in people.
Dealing with DisciplineInformation on child discipline for parents
Families Facing LossInformation for parents to help children face different types of loss.
Getting Along at HomeInformation for parents on how to get along at home.
Helping Children Recover from LossInformation to assist parents in helping a child through a crisis.
Helping Kids Cope with GriefA listing of several myths commonly associated with grief in children
Kids and DivorceInformation on how to help kids cope with divorce.
Neighborhood ViolenceInformation about neighborhood violence including the effects of it and how to protect your family
Parents and Teachers can Raise Self-esteemHelp raise a child's self-esteem and handle discipline
Protecting Students from ViolenceStrategies on how to protect a student from violence and where to get help
Stress and Your ChildKnow about stress and how it affects your children including behavioral and physical signs
The Angry ChildAbout anger in children and how to help an angry child
When Unemployment Hits HomeHow to handle unemployment with your family and how to get help
Working MomsBalancing a demanding career with raising a family
Young Children Emotionally Hurt by ViolenceHow violence affects young children and infants and what to do if your child is affected
Prime Time
 TitleDescription
About Elder AbuseInformation about elder abuse including what it is, who it affects, why it occurs, types of abuse and how to cope.
Adjusting to AgingInformation on how to help your elderly relatives adjust to aging.
Growing OlderInformation and help with growing older
Meet the ChallengeHelp with meeting the challenge of being an effective caregiver for an elderly family member
Removing Guilt from CaregivingHelp with tending to the wishes of an elderly relative as a caregiver
Resolving Caregiver StressAssistance with dealing with the stress that comes with being a caregiver
Sandwiched in BetweenInformation on being a caregiver and a parent at the same time.
When Depression is More Than "The Blues"Causes of depression, warning signs, and how to get help
When Your Spouse DiesHow to help yourself with the loss of a spouse