Guided Meditation Videos: In collaboration with Cassie & Friends, the Hospital for Sick Children developed a series of guided meditations to help youth cope with pain and stress as well as practice mindfulness.
Taking Charge: Managing JIA: This online program for teens with juvenile arthritis helps users better understand their diagnosis and how to manage symptoms, while also providing helpful coping strategies, lifestyle tips, and suggestions for looking ahead to the future.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Learning Hub: This resource for parents provides an overview of many aspects of JIA including diagnosis, treatment, and self-management. The sections on Teens Taking Charge: Managing JIA Online and Teens Taking Charge: Letting Go help parents better understand the impact of JIA on the family and help them encourage positive coping behaviours in their teen.
Psychological treatments for JIA: Learn more about how JIA can impact a child’s emotions, when to seek professional help, and what types of therapies are available.
AboutKidsHealth Mental Health Learning Hub: Here you can learn about how to support your child’s overall well-being and mental health, as well as learn about signs, symptoms and treatments related to different types of mental health conditions. The section on Parenting a Child with a Chronic Condition is for parents and caregivers of children living with a chronic health condition.
Mental Health Learning Hub for Teens: Youth can learn how to better support their own mental health through useful resources on mental health and chronic conditions; taking care of their well-being through physical activity, nutrition and good sleep habits; as well as dealing with stress.
Health Games and Videos for Kids: This site includes a number of videos for children on relaxation and breathing, as well as coping with pain, worrying and bullying.
ICanCope Pain Self-Management App: This app provides youth and young adults with pain education and self-management strategies to help them cope with persistent pain.