December 12, 2022
Presentations to 58 Students at Woburn Memorial High School

Today we presented to 58 students at Woburn Memorial High School. We appreciated the questions as well as the calming and encouraging environment we are always received with at Woburn. Two of our Peer Mentors presented their comeback stories for the first time in classrooms and they did an excellent job. We can’t wait for their stories to reach more students!

December 8, 2022
Presentations to Over 450 Students in Everett, Lynn, and Beverly

This week was busy and filled with rich conversation! We presented to 300 students at Everett High School, 67 students at Thurgood Marshall Middle School, and 86 students at Hamilton-Wenham High School. This was our first time presenting at Thurgood Marshall Middle School in Lynn, and at Everett High School, some of our Peer Mentors told their comeback stories in Spanish. We’re very proud that our team has expanded to share mental health education with a larger group of youth!


November 30, 2022
Presentations to Students in Winchester, Randolph, and North Reading

Over the past three days, we’ve presented to 68 students at McCall Middle School in Winchester, 16 students at Randolph High School, and 40 students at North Reading High School. At Randolph, our team also presented QPR Suicide Prevention Training. Each class had such great questions, we were happy to spark so many conversations about mental health.

November 21, 2022
Presentations to Billerica Memorial High School, North Reading High School, and Northern Essex Community College

Today our team split up and presented to nearly 150 students at Billerica Memorial High School, North Reading High School, and Northern Essex Community College!

November 19, 2022
BAMSI’s Transgender Day of Remembrance at Brockton Public Library

Today, our team joined BAMSI’s Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) at the Brockton Public Library to honor lives lost to anti-trans violence. To learn more about the history of Transgender Day of Remembrance and how to get involved, check out: 

November 18, 2022
School Counselor Spotlight – Liza

Please join us in welcoming our first School Counselor, Liza Tierney! Liza joined The NAN Project in September 2022. She is bringing over 20 years of experience working with students to connect with students and staff in classrooms we visit. Erica, our College Coordinator, interviewed Liza for our School Counselor Spotlight!


A Q&A with Health Educator Holly Breen

Earlier this year, we spoke to longtime Andover High School health educator Holly Breen about the impact of the pandemic on students’ mental health and the ways The NAN Project helps. She shares her unique perspective in a Q&A here.


November 17, 2022
First Presentations to Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School in Methuen

Over the course of this week we presented to 60 11th grade students at Notre Dame Cristo Rey HS in Methuen! This was our first set of presentations to the school, but Counselor Thibodeau was no stranger to our programming. We presented to her class at Merrimack college while she was studying to be a school counselor,  and we are so happy to have reconnected and to speak with her students about mental health this year!

Presentations to 166 Students at Burlington High School

Over the past two days we were at Burlington High School for the second year and presented to 166 students! The students had great questions, and we were happy to be back for the second year.

November 14, 2022
Presentations to Beverly Middle School

Starting last Wednesday and finishing up today, we presented to 189 7th graders at Beverly Middle School! We had such a wonderful time being back in Beverly, they even gave us flowers. So sweet!

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