Summer Brain Health

Summer can increase the risk for boredom, isolation, body image issues, and substance use and decreases self-esteem, self-worth, and academic performance. Structuring and scheduling pro-social activities can protect brain health.

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Boys and Girls Clubs of America is our summer education program that connects fun and friendship with a project-based learning approach to keep kids on track for a successful transition back to school in the fall.

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Take the boredome coping scale to determine how you cope with boredom.

Found out what summer job is right for you with this quiz from How Stuff Works.


Get ideas from The Best Ideas for Kids for Summer Bucket Lists for all ages.

Get the latest summer reading lists for all grades at the Association for Library Service to Children.


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If you need help and are under the age of 18, reach out to a trusted adult, such as a counselor, a parent, a teacher, or a coach. Finding assistance and the best-fit resources in your community is priority. To book Dr. Crystal Collier to present at your school, parent organization, or in your community, please contact us!

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