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Fireflies: Providing a light in the darkness

Youth suicide is rare, but when a young person does end their own life it devastates families, schools, and communities. And while deaths by suicide are, indeed, rare, the percentage of young people who report feelings of hopelessness, sadness, and even suicidal thoughts is alarmingly high. Over a third of high school students in the

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Social Media

Savvy social media use: 3 tips for young people

95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly.’ This quote is taken from a recent study by the Pew Research Center called Teens, Social Media & Technology, 2018. Smart phones and social media are now ubiquitous to life as a teenager in 2020. It might even seem

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Community

A story of kindness: The dog, the bird, and the fisherman

As we continue our series on acts of kindness, this week we turn to animation for inspiration! Watch the film below, and then finish reading our weekly blog post:   The dog, the bird, and the fisherman… What I absolutely loved about this film is how many layers of our world exist in the interaction

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Community

Story of Kindness: Free Haircuts!

In our new series, we are going to take a look at acts of kindness in our communities. Kindness is the way that we lift up ourselves, and lift up our community. Dr. Terrance Newton, the principal at a Delaware elementary school is providing free haircuts to students at his school. “I just feel seen,”

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ACT

Exploring our Values

What are Values? Well, it is not exactly the case that we get to pick them out for ourselves. This is the reason that New Years resolutions fail so often, because we can not simply flip a switch and change our behavior. Every human being has a nature that must be contended with. Each of

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ACT

Who am I? Exploring our Self

“Tell me a little bit about yourself.” It is a standard question when meeting a new person in just about any context. And our idea of “self” can be hard to understand. Whether it is a job interview, party, school, or a first date, we all want to know a little bit about the person

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The ultimate helpline. The Stand 4 Kind app gives schools, students, and parents
easy access to various tools and resources to ensure a safe and positive environment for all.

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