Youth Voices on Mental Health
Lena Bardakjian | One Day at a Time: Caring for your mental health and others during the pandemic
This year has proved to be one of the most challenging in the lives of many young people. Cancelled plans, isolation, sickness, and death are
Diana Hercules | Mental Health Awareness
At least one in five youth aged 9–17 years currently has a diagnosable mental health disorder. There are many different kinds of mental health issues that
Hannah Halford | Boston University Student
Living in a global pandemic, I find myself especially reflective. Unable to experience the everyday activities, people and places I once enjoyed, my life has
This blog is a space where young people can share their personal stories and look to others for connection, support and hope. Each young person is unique and special, but we want to show them that there ARE others who understand. You are not alone!
Submissions can be emailed to Info@ConnorsClimb.org
Eligibility – Young people (from 10 to 29 years of age)
The point of view should be focused on your experiences, ideas, and concerns with issues around mental health and/or suicide.
Submissions should be 300 to 2000 words in length.
Use your own voice and words ensuring that language is not explicit, is politically correct and culturally sensitive.
If using statistics or referring to a document, articles or other information available online, please cite and link the source.