Resources

Emergency Supports

Distress Centre:  403-266-4357
Available 24/7

ConnecTeen:  403-264-8336
Peer support available from 5-10 pm daily.

Website Links

www.stressfreekids.com
How to help children manage stress better in our busy world.

www.edu.gov.on.ca
Importance of teaching self-regulation skills to children.

www.anxietybc.com
Information on Anxiety and mindfulness exercises.

www.mindful.org
Tips on living a more mindful life.

www.psychologytoday.com
Type in mindfulness into this site’s search engine.

www.chaddcanada.com
Variety of information for children and adults with AD/HD.

http://www.chaddcanada.ca/
Canadian content for children and adults with AD/HD.

www.tonyattwood.com
Expert Psychologist in the field of Asperger’s Syndrome.

Recommended Readings

Stress Free Kids by Lori Lite

Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens by Gena M. Biegel

Hold Onto Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate

Kids are Worth It by Barbara Coloroso

Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic By Mary S Kurcinka

Anxiety Workbook for Teens by Lisa M. Schab

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, Fifth Edition by Edmund J. Bourne

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood

Helping your Teenager Beat Depression: A Problem-Solving Approach for Families by Katharina Manassis and Anne Marie Levac

Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell A. Barkley

Driven to Distraction by John Ratey & Ned Hallowell

The Bully the Bullied and the Bystander: From Pre-School to High School – How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence by Barbara Coloroso

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) by Eline Snel and Jon Kabat-Zinn

Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems by Ronald D. Siegel

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness Meditation: Nine Guided Practices to Awaken Presence and Open Your Heart by Tara Brach

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

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