Support Group Increasing Self-Esteem and Emotional Regulation for Elementary School Students

https://tykesandteens.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Johnny-Okee-Group-Art-1.jpg Support Group Increasing Self-Esteem and Emotional Regulation for Elementary School Students Tykes & Teens Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern Johnny Estrada created and has been leading a support group for students at one of Okeechobee’s elementary schools. The group’s purpose: to increase emotional regulation and self-esteem for the students and to increase their academic […]

Calming Corners Provide Safe Space for Youth to Reflect

https://tykesandteens.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Calming-Corner.jpg Calming Corners Provide Safe Space for Youth to Reflect As part of our prevention programing, Tykes & Teens has introduced “Calming Corners” to 10 sites throughout St. Lucie County. The Calming Corners provide a safe, comfortable, quiet space for youth to relax, reflect and self-regulate. It is a mindful space where youth can go […]

Get Your Mindfulness and Exercise On! Free yoga for Martin County K-12th graders

https://www.tykesandteens.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Yoga-Flyer-792×1024.jpg Get Your Mindfulness and Exercise On! FREE yoga for Martin County elementary, middle and high school students! To register: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx For more info: dorothyo@tykesandteens.org, 810-691-9704 Thank you Children’s Services Council of Martin County and StuartLife – The City of Stuart, Florida East Stuart Youth Initiative for supporting this prevention programming. #MentalHealthMatters #MentalHealthMattersEveryDay #FreeYoga

August Family Fun Month

https://tykesandteens.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/August-Family-Fun-Month-2-1024×989.png Thank you to everyone for joining our families and families of our partners in celebrating August Family Fun Month! Each week during August, we shared videos showing how our families (and families of our partners) enjoy quality time with their families and how they connect in meaningful ways. Thank you to our prevention program […]

Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health – Story Time at Blake Library

https://tykesandteens.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Gizmo-1024×1024.png Thank you to all of the families who came out in the rain and joined our CEO Eric Garza for this story time! Featuring Gizmo the therapy dog, this book helps children when they’re feeling sad, mad or worried. For more information on Gizmo’s Pawsome Guide to Mental Health©, Pledge for Mental Health, Elementary […]

Changing Vibes, Changing Lives Youth Summits a Success

https://tykesandteens.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/CVCl-Youth-Summit-Banner.jpg Middle and high schoolers participated in a successful two-part Changing Vibes, Changing Lives Youth Summit in May. Part one of the advocacy training focused on ways to overcome depression and anxiety from isolation of COVID-19, increasing community engagement and using our voices to advocate for mental health. Part two focused exploring youth perspectives on […]

Congratulations Botvin Life Skills 5th Grade Video Contest Winner

https://tykesandteens.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Botvin-Video-Contest.png Congratulations to Melissa Gomez from Felix A. Williams Elementary! Her ‘Smoking Isn’t Cool’ video won our recent contest as part of the Botvin Life Skills program in Martin County 5th grade classrooms. View Melissa’s video at https://fb.watch/v/1Lxew378c/. For more info on our prevention services, visit www.tykesandteens.org/prevention-services/.

Story Time K-5: Feeling Sad, Mad or Worried? Gizmo’s Here to Help!

https://tykesandteens.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Gizmo-Book-Cover.png August 7, 2021 3:00 pm Hosted by Martin County Blake Library 2351 SE Monterey Road Stuart, FL 34996 If you’re feeling sad, mad or worried, there are things you can to do help yourself. Join us for a special free story time read along of Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health! Featuring Gizmo the […]

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