Stress Less: An Action Guide for Teens

You have the power to influence behavior change among your peers and the Action Guide is here to help.

Do you want to take charge and help your friends stress less? Then check out Stress Less: An Action Guide for Teens for ideas, tips and tricks that will empower you to contribute to a culture of mental well-being in your school and community.

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What is Change to Chill’s Stress Less Action Guide?

There is so much pressure to do and be your best in school, at home, online, in after-school activities and your social life; it sometimes can be stressful to do it all! Stress is just about everywhere, and, as it turns out, can be a barrier to overall well-being. Fortunately, taking care of your mind and body can be fun. Yes … fun! And it doesn’t have to be hard. There are tons
of activities and exercises available for teens who want to make mindful choices about their overall mental well-being, but with so many different sources telling you all sorts of ideas, how do you know where to start?

How to use this guide

This guide empowers teens to educate and engage their peers, parents and communities around the challenges stress and mental well-being place on students’ ability to perform at their best. By working together, teens can support their peers in overcoming stress and anxiety barriers and build an environment conducive to growth and learning.

Who is this guide for?

  • Teen leaders of clubs, councils, or other organizations
  • Teachers
  • Parents/Guardians
  • Schools
  • Community leaders


Other ways to use the activity resources

  • After-school programs
  • Classrooms
  • School-based clubs
  • Student-community partnerships
  • Teen organizations


Sneak-peak of activities included in the Action Guide

  • Choose-it-yourself “Change to Chill” theme week
  • Variety of DIY activity ideas for large and small groups
  • How to create a Chill Zone & Chill Zone poster
  • Guidance on social media
  • Many additional resources

Download Our Action Guide