To nurture, empower and transform the lives of youth and their families or caregivers through prevention, intervention, education and support.
To support our mission, we strive to:
Improve the understanding of mental health and trauma and how it affects the mind-body connection.
Reduce the risk of bullying and violence in our community.
Offer programs and services to support resilience, build empathy, and create positive connections.
Our core values are love, compassion, kindness, gratitude, creativity, courage and connection
Issues We Address:
Bullying is an aggressive form of behavior that is repeated and intentional and creates an imbalance of power. Unlike friendly teasing, bullying behaviors are preplanned, destructive, and persist for long periods of time (weeks, months, or years). Victims find it difficult to defend themselves. READ MORE
Trauma results from exposure to an incident or series of events that are emotionally disturbing or life-threatening with lasting adverse effects on the individual’s functioning and mental, physical, social, emotional, and/or spiritual well-being. READ MORE
Mental health is a state of mental well-being that enables people to cope with the stresses of life, realize their abilities, learn well and work well, and contribute to their community. It is an integral component of health and well-being that underpins our individual and collective abilities to make decisions, build relationships and shape the world we live in. Mental health is a basic human right. And it is crucial to personal, community and socio-economic development. READ MORE