Podcast Episodes

Join Todd Krieger, Senior Planning Director at the Jewish Federation, as he and guests explore the reasons for youth mental illness and provide tools for young people and their families struggling to achieve mental wellness.

Episode 1

Mobile Phones

Mobile phones: How to help youth maintain a balanced digital diet to minimize negative mental health effects.

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Episode 2

21st Century Relationships

Technology use and interpersonal relationships; understanding the importance of teaching youth to find the right balance to support their mental wellness.

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Episode 3

Gaming

The dangers of gaming and its impact on youth mental health; how parents can set limits to support mental wellness.

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Episode 4

Helicopter Parenting

Overparenting: Helpful or harmful? Why doing less is doing more for youth.

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Episode 5

Resiliency

Resilience: Why learning what it is like to fail can help youth succeed.

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Episode 6

Competency

How to help youth learn the value of competency and feel good about it.

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Episode 7

Growth Mindset

How a growth mindset can support youth mental wellness.

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Episode 8

Coping and Appropriate Emotional Responses

How parents can help youth develop strength, character, and fortitude to face life’s challenges head on.

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Episode 9

Support Networks

How to help youth create a healthy support network to promote their mental wellness.

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