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Author Archives for BRITE

Bullying and Mental Health

December 18, 2016 11:07 am Published by Comments Off on Bullying and Mental Health

“Bullying can have a lasting effect on a person’s mental health: A new study finds that children who were bullied... View Article


Depression in Adolescents

December 5, 2016 6:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Depression in Adolescents

*This post was written by Ventura County young adult, Alycia Eade. Today, a major problem continues to fester in our... View Article


November Gratitude

November 30, 2016 3:18 pm Published by Comments Off on November Gratitude

Let’s use November and Thanksgiving as a launchpad toward utilizing grateful reflection in our every day lives. It’s a practice... View Article


The Value of Life

November 22, 2016 10:33 am Published by Comments Off on The Value of Life

*This post was written by Ventura County young adult, Alycia Eade. Back in those days, things like getting out of... View Article


Eating Disorders and Addiction

November 7, 2016 11:19 am Published by Comments Off on Eating Disorders and Addiction

*This post was written by Ventura High School Senior, Madison Jaffe. Although at first glance substance abuse and eating disorders... View Article


Red Ribbon Week!

October 28, 2016 11:59 am Published by Comments Off on Red Ribbon Week!

We’ve been visiting schools around Ventura County this week (and most weeks, but especially this week!) to get youth involved... View Article


September is Suicide Awareness Month

September 30, 2016 2:46 pm Published by Comments Off on September is Suicide Awareness Month

September is Suicide Awareness Month. For some of us, the subject of suicide may seem like a foreign language. After... View Article