🙋♀️ Did you know?
1 in 5 LGBTQ teens attempted suicide
More than 52% of LGBTQ suffer from poor mental health of teenagers. This affects their physical wellbeing and educational outcomes.
Thoughts of suicide up 60%
According to the latest CDC research, more than 1 in 3 teenagers have seriously considered suicide. Adult stress during COVID seeped down to children who do not deserve yelling, put-downs, neglect, and beatings.
57% of Teenage Girls have Reported Feeling Sad or Hopeless
Teenage girls are emotionally distressed at a historic high, twice as much as teen boys. 1 in 5 experienced sexual violence just in the last year.
Taking Care of Our Youth Secures Everyone’s Futures
I am glad that I got help. Behavior therapy was like having a second teacher that goes to your house, only they don’t teach math. They teach you coping skills. Coping skills are methods used to calm yourself down in stressful situations. I learned coping skills very easily, as coping skills are just stuff like…
I have always been very anxious. I don’t know where it started, but from a young age, I wanted to control/make sure that everything in my life would be alright. This has caused me to have anxiety attacks where my heart rate can go up to 170 bpm. During that time period, I am virtually…
I wished my parents know more about me, my characteristic, my interest. And wished we interacted with each other like we are friends, and explored the world together.
Of course my parents didn’t tend to our emotional health growing up. They seldom care for their own emotional health! In that generation, most of the men just drink their sorrows away.