What makes a good life?

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. . . Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life…
See the lecture here.

Mind Matters

Young people who have experienced trauma and toxic stress often have difficulty regulating their emotional responses when facing challenges in school, life, and relationships. As students learn the skills and strategies in Mind Matters, they can begin to say, “I am not a victim of what happened to me.”

Love Notes – EBP Model

You now have a new tool in your tool kit! An innovative approach to teen pregnancy prevention that appeals to older youth.
Love Notes was included in the federal Office of Adolescent Health’s Evidence Based Program list based on statistically significant decreases in sexual activity, increases in contraceptive use, and avoidance of pregnancy.

Child Trends 40 Years

Family Instability Influences

Adolescents’ Aggression. Adolescents who had less family stability during childhood were more aggressive than their peers with stable families, regardless of family income level … MORE>>

Colorado School Safety Resource Center

Dibble Programs Listed

in Colorado School Safety Resource Guide

Dibble programs were included because they include content on consent and inclusion of historically oppressed populations, which in the opinion of Colorado public health professionals, is abuse prevention … MORE>>

2nd Wednesday Webinar


October 9, 2019

One-on-One: A New Approach for Teaching Mind Matters in Individual Settings. In this webinar, Dr. Carolyn Curtis, will discuss her new addendum to the Mind Matters curriculum. In this guidance, the content of Mind Matters is divided into 15- to 20-minute segments that can now be taught in one-on-one settings … Go here to find out more.

Adolescent Brain

How To Talk To Your Kids

About The Danger Of Sexting

Sexting among teens may not be the epidemic parents have been warned about, but despite education efforts and cautionary tales, it’s still, unfortunately, pretty commonMORE>>