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Kicking Ash is Cool

April 3, 2017 5:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Kicking Ash is Cool

*This post was written by a Ventura County young adult. How was I lucky enough to be hanging out with... View Article


Evan’s Teens Kick Ash 2017 Rundown!

March 20, 2017 5:26 pm Published by Comments Off on Evan’s Teens Kick Ash 2017 Rundown!

Greetings and Salutations! Earlier this month, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the annual Teens Kick Ash conference put... View Article


Coping with Anxiety

February 22, 2017 12:56 pm Published by Comments Off on Coping with Anxiety

*This post was written by a Ventura County young adult. I feel that everyone has anxiety, but mine started in... View Article


There’s Always Hope

February 17, 2017 12:55 pm Published by Comments Off on There’s Always Hope

*This post was written by a Ventura County young adult. It hasn’t always been so easy. There was once a... View Article


2017 – Mapping Marijuana Recap

February 3, 2017 2:45 pm Published by Comments Off on 2017 – Mapping Marijuana Recap

Ventura County is coming up on some major decisions regarding cannabis and how it will affect our community. For this... View Article


Understanding Depression

January 30, 2017 3:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Understanding Depression

It’s hard to comprehend depression as someone who’s never felt it before – and I think the largest roadblock to that... View Article


And A Happy New Year!

December 30, 2016 4:39 pm Published by Comments Off on And A Happy New Year!

Mental Health Tips for a New Year! Take it easy with technology – It’s difficult to set down devices when we’re so... View Article


December Giving

December 23, 2016 2:24 pm Published by Comments Off on December Giving

In the mood to give this holiday season? We learned about some wonderful prevention charities in line with Straight Up’s... View Article