Emergency Information → Resources → Mental Health: Building Resiliency
From the Office of Student and Community Services, Department of Student Services
MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Rockville, Maryland
Resiliency is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or other significant sources of stress. In short resiliency is the ability to "bounce back" from difficult experiences. People regularly demonstrate resiliency; it is not an extraordinary trait. Resilient people have certain skills in common. These skills can be taught and strengthened in children and adults of all ages.
Helping the children in our lives develop resiliency skills will enable them to better manage any current crisis or stress they are experiencing. Additionally, developing these skills will better prepare them to handle any crisis or stress they may face in the future
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