Making Connections

The world can sometimes feel big, stressful, and hard to deal with. BUT good news – there are ways you can cope with stress that actually makes things feel better, and there are people around you who can help you do it (even if it doesn’t feel like it all the time).

Ways to Cope

When sad happens, you need happy
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Remember, you have lots of people who care about you…

Your friends, family, neighbors, teachers, and other people around you who want to help if they can. Don’t be afraid to reach out to those in your community if you need them.


When sad happens, you need happy

Did You Know?

Youth who are connected to caring adults are less likely to use marijuana.

Who Can Help?

School Counselor • Teacher • Coach • Siblings • Relative (yours or theirs)

Teen Link:

(1-866-833-6546) Available 6pm–10pm PST

Teen Talk:

Available Monday –Thursday 4-9pm, Friday 4-7pm PST