Stress Less Resources

CCYM Stress Less

I am the LORD your God. I am holding your hand, so don’t be afraid. I am here to help you.
- Isaiah 41:13 (Contemporary English Version)

The Conference Council on Youth Ministry (CCYM) youth have championed the cause of stress reduction in the lives of young people. The initiative is named STRESS LESS. The youth gathered information and resources to help other youth STRESS LESS. Young people from all over the conference responded to “What stresses you out” surveys.

The information listed is a combination of CCYM research and resources from the Board of Discipleship,, Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center and documents written by CCYM youth and youth leaders from the districts and conference.

Please contact us by email at  or visit our Facebook Page.  Send your questions and submit additional resources so that CCYM can help youth to STRESS LESS.

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Crisis Hotlines

If you or someone you know is so upset that he or she is thinking about suicide or hurting others, seek help right away. Call or text one of the numbers below:

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotlines: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

Maryland Suicide Hotlines:

  • Maryland Youth Hotline: 1-800-422-0009
  • Baltimore County: 410-521-3800
  • Howard County: 410-531-6677
  • Fredrick County: 301-695-5683
  • Glenn Burnie: 410-931-2214
  • Salisbury: 410-749-4357 (HELP)

Something bad has happened and you need help? Someone is waiting to talk to you and help:

  • Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-422-0009
  • National Center for Victims of Crime: 1-800-394-2255
  • The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network - Teen Talk: 832-416-1199 or TEXT ‘HELP’ to 281-201-4430 
  • Domestic Violence Hotline Crisis Hotline: 832-416-1177 | Teen Talk: 832-416-1199 or TEXT ‘HELP’ to 281-201-4430
  • Youth Bullying Hotline: 1-855-201-2121 or TEXT: ‘121help’ to 20121


Stress Resources  |  Worship and Devotions  |   Bullying  |  Relationships
Time Management  |   Depression and Self-Hurt  |   Social Media

Stress Resources

Teen Stress Tests and Survey Results

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Worship and Devotions

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Time Management

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Depression and Self-Hurt  

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Social Media

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