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Publication 4 Steps to Managing Stress in Farming and Ranching
Working in agriculture brings its own set of unique experiences and stresses. The Managing Rural Stress Model allows you to use a reflective approach and explore multiple steps in dealing with stress concerns. This publication is part of a series called Managing Stress and Pursuing Wellness in Times of Tight Margins.
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Publication 12 Tools for Your Wellness Toolbox in Times of Farm Stress
Individuals in farming can experience stress from multiple sources. Stresses can be managed as individuals use practical wellness strategies to reduce stress and improve wellness.
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Publication ECMAScript program A Parent’s Role in Substance Use Prevention: Tips for Talking to Youth of All Ages
Youth are less likely to use addictive substances if their parents talk early and often about the risks, establish clear rules and consequences, and regularly monitor their activities. Active involvement and support of caring adults are both critical in the prevention of youth substance abuse. Tips for how to start the conversation, integrate positive communication, and respond to children at every age are provided in this publication.
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Publication chemical/x-pdb A Resource Menu for Family Engagement
Family engagement focuses on building positive relationships and supporting children and families. This document provides a menu of resources and organizations for understanding and promoting family engagement in early childhood settings.
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Publication ECMAScript program Addressing Gossip, Whining, Conflict and Negative Attitudes
People need to feel valued. A workplace that values diversity and manages change with respectful conversations will have less negativity to address.
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Publication Adolescent Prescription and Over-the-counter Drug Abuse: The Truth About Abusing Over-the-counter and Prescription Medications
Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse and overdose are growing concerns across the nation and in North Dakota communities. In North Dakota, there has been a 59.7% increase in the number of controlled substance prescriptions dispensed between 2008 and 2015. Staying up-to-date on prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse trends is critical for today's caring adults.
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Publication Bright Beginnings 3: Steps Toward a Healthy Pregnancy for You and Your Baby
It is important to create a healthy environment for an unborn child during the time of pregnancy. Key topics in creating a healthy pregnancy for you and your baby include managing personal health concerns, practicing healthy behaviors, meeting nutrition needs, increasing your knowledge of child development and reducing stress and preparing for the child's birth.
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Publication chemical/x-pdb Essential Elements for Positive Youth Development
Positive youth development is intentional. It is the combination of positive experiences, positive relationships, and positive environments. When youth programs combine these three components, youth are more likely to stay involved and experience the essential elements that serve as the foundation of positive youth development programming. The eight essential elements can be categorized into one of four key concepts: belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity.
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Publication Families and Flood Evacuation: Items to Take for Children Evacuating
Natural disasters such as floods are stressful events for families. Evacuating their home is obviously stressful for children. Plan ahead by packing a disaster supplies kit for each of your children to grab if your family has to evacuate due to flood conditions or other reasons.
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Publication Family Caregiving: Helpful Resources for Family Caregivers
One of the most important aspects of managing life as a family caregiver is accessing useful resources that can provide needed knowledge and skills. The list of helpful resources below provides information about educational materials and support organizations related to family caregiving. It is not exhaustive but instead provides a beginning point for those involved in family caregiving.
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