The Learning to BREATHE mindfulness program
Initiative Description: The program included lessons on body awareness, understanding and working with thoughts, understanding the working with feelings, integrating the awareness of thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations, and reducing harmful self-judgments, and integrating mindful awareness into daily life.
Study Results: Statistically lower levels of perceived stress and psychosomatic complaints and higher levels of efficacy in affective regulation.
Reference: Metz, S. M., Frank, J. L., Reibel, D., Cantrell, T., Sanders, R., & Broderick, P. C. (2013). The effectiveness of the learning to breathe program on adolescent emotion regulation. Research in Human Development, 10(3), 252-272. doi:10.1080/15427609.2013.818488
Level of Evidence: Good