E: Encourage

Encourage youth in all that they do and support them in seeking help when needed
  • Encourage youth to use helpful strategies to take care of themselves when under stress, i.e., wat well, exercise, get enough sleep, avoid drugs or alcohol, balance activities.
  • Offer to look up resources and supports with the young person. Explore www.kidshelphone.ca or the We CARE website together.
  • Connect with other supports if you have concerns. Visit the Getting Help (have this hyperlinked to the page) section of this website.