Teenagers Face Early Death, on Their Terms Tumors had disfigured AshLeigh McHale’s features and spread to her organs. A year ago, AshLeigh, 17, flew from her home in Catoosa, Okla., to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., with a thread-thin hope of slowing her melanoma. One morning a social worker stopped by her
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Who are we? Stepping up for Our Communities is an annual event celebrating Children’s Mental Health Awareness month in May. Last year, over 350 individuals are trained in Mental Health First Aid. You can view more information bout MHFA at www.mhfaco.org What are the guidelines? Design a logo which reflects mental health in a positive manner.. We wish to celebrate the
So How would you like to go to LA to watch…thun thun thun… Special Olympics Social Impact Summit! Make sure to apply!!!
Apply to Attend the Special Olympics Social Impact Summit by Generation Unified 2015 – Los Angeles, CA Deadline: March 1, 2015 Applications are now open for the 2015 Special Olympics Social Impact Summit By Generation Unified. This is a 5-day summit taking place during the Special Olympics World Summer Games from 23-27 July 2015 in Los
Colorado Foster Care and Adoption Film Festival Saturday, January 24, 2015 Sie Theater, 2510 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO First films begins at 11:15 am Tickets $12 per film- full festival passes available Please join the Colorado Department of Human Services for a full day of films on foster care and adoption topics, debut of the 2015 Colorado Heart Gallery and the
Help PrinJastin and Art from Ashes to raise money to create poetry and music to help youth facing family issues, mental illness, and other risks! #everydollarhelps #youcouldsavealife
Prinjastin The Beginning: Creating an album returning to the true forms of hip hop. Click Here to donate My name is Prinjastin Sykes, I grew up with a poor mom. My mom was mentally disabled and she always tried to commit suicide. My mom would get a welfare check every month and we could only afford to stay in a motel.
If you’ve ever been to a doctor you NEED to watch this and speak up for your right to know! Leana Wen: What your doctor won’t disclose
We found this awesome TED Talk at this Facebook page. They have some cool and relevant information, that’s not just for Coloradans either. https://www.facebook.com/RHEC8?ref=hl Leana Wen: What your doctor won’t disclose Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you
You could attend or even speak at a TED Event! Applications to attend TEDxYouth@MileHigh are OPEN! Please share with teachers, school admins, and parents of students in 6-12th grade!
TEDxMileHigh is excited to announce that applications for TEDxYouth@MileHigh are now open! Nominate HERE! The deadline is January 9th for Applications and nominations + Meeting in January! This year’s event is slated to take place April 7, 2015 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and is an ideal learning opportunity for youth in grades 6-12. We
Double Standards Hurt Young People To start important conversations about gender and double standards with your students, share this teen-written story, “Three Double Standards That Hurt Guys and Girls,” from Sexetc.org. For training on addressing the needs of transgender students in your classes, register for Answer’s online workshop LGBTQ Issues in Schools.
Teen’s Inspiring Response to Pal Who Came Out via Text -YAHOO Photo: Getty Images “I had no idea my brother was capable of making me emotional and proud lol,” admitted Twitter user @paleveil earlier this month after tweeting shots of her little brother’s text exchange with his best “bro” — who came out to him
Join GLSEN Research for our second free, live webinar in the 2014-2015 GLSEN Research Learning Series! Make sure to register!
We will discuss the school policies and practices that discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, such as limiting expression of LGBT identities and relationships, as detailed in a newly-expanded section of the 2013 National School Climate Survey. Our policy experts will also discuss strategies for ensuring discrimination-free schools for LGBT youth. A Different Set