What Is Resilience?

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress — such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems, or workplace and financial stressors.”


American Psychological Association

Listen to the stories of 5 students as they share their experiences and their journey towards resilience.


Resources and Information:

Community Resilience Initiative Resources

Developmental Assets Build Resiliency (click here for more data):

10 Ways to Build Resilience

Resilience in Positive Psychology: Bouncing Back & Staying Strong

Sesame Street in Communities (resources for children and adults)

Resilience: A Powerful Weapon in the Fight Against ACEs

5 Factors that Promote Resilience