Engaging young people in advocacy, education & prevention
Creating social change around alcohol, drugs, and more

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

    The course you need to take.

"Bullying can have a lasting effect on a person's mental health: A new study finds that children who were bullied frequently when they were 8 years old were more likely to develop a psychiatric disorder that needed treatment as an adult, compared with kids who were not bullied.

The scientists also

*This post was written by Ventura County young adult, Alycia Eade.

Today, a major problem continues to fester in our society. Many people do not accept mental illness as an illness at all, simply because they cannot see a mental illness like they would a physical ailment. The disregard for the

Let's use November and Thanksgiving as a launchpad toward utilizing grateful reflection in our every day lives. It's a practice so intensely powerful it has the ability to change our entire life's outlook. Why save it for one month or even one day of the year? Sure, we're busy! By golly, we've

*This post was written by Ventura County young adult, Alycia Eade.

Back in those days, things like getting out of bed and getting somewhere were difficult. I was exhausted all of the time; no matter how much I slept, I felt like something akin to a zombie. I had no energy.

*This post was written by AF, a 22-year-old student at CSU Channel Islands, born and raised in Ventura County and passionate about keeping the youth and other members of the community safe, informed, and responsible.

It’s obvious that adolescent drug use is a dangerous public health problem. There are several different