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Casco Bay CAN Tip of the Month: Encourage Healthy Coping Skills

posted Feb 1, 2018, 6:40 AM by Tammy Tarling
Encourage Healthy Coping Skills

Parents share with your kids that using alcohol or misusing prescription drugs or marijuana to ease anxiety/stress is unhealthy.  Parents, kids think you breeze through your day. Share a mistake or unexpected situation and how you dealt with it. This can be a powerful lesson. 
* Healthy eating habits
* Exercise, yoga and meditation
* Talking to a friend, a trusted adult, or a counselor