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Youth Mental Health First Aid

May 3, 2017 12:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Youth Mental Health First Aid

“Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and... 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


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


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


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


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