June 28, 2022
Peer Mentor Graduation at Younity

Today, we wrapped up Peer Mentor training at Younity! We are so excited for some new members to join our team. A big thank you again to the Cummings Foundation, for the support that makes our work possible.

June 23, 2022
Days 2 & 3 of Peer Mentor Training at Younity

We’ve had our second and third days of Peer Mentor Training at Younity in Gloucester. It’s been great to see camaraderie develop between our trainees and our more experienced Peer Mentors, we look forward to the new folks’ transition onto our team.

June 17, 2022
Peer Mentor Appreciation Day at Salem Willows Park

Today, we held a Peer Mentor appreciation day at Salem Willows Park to celebrate all the hard work this academic year. We played games, had great food, and reminisced on this year’s highlights. We’re so thankful for our amazing Peer Mentors, we could not do this work without you!

June 16, 2022
Day 1 of Younity Training

Today was our first day of Peer Mentor training at the Younity drop-in center in Gloucester. It was great to get to know our new group of trainees!

June 14, 2022
Stephanie Moulton Symposium and QPR Trainings

Yesterday, our Peer Outreach Coordinator, Ray, joined the 10th Annual Stephanie Moulton Symposium. Our team presented QPR suicide prevention training to leadership and advocacy students at West Boylston Middle/High School yesterday as well, and we presented QPR to Eliot staff in Lexington today!

June 11, 2022
Tabling in Beverly and Marion

Today, our team split up for two different mental health tabling events, one in Beverly for the North Shore Youth Leaders Teen Mental Health Day, and the other for Old Rochester Regional High School’s Mental Health Walk in Marion. It was great to speak to youth who joined and folks from other community serving organizations!

June 10, 2022
Presentations to Andover High School

Today we wrapped up two days of presentations at Andover High School, the very first school where The NAN Project presented in a classroom! A big thank you to Holly Breen and the supportive educators at AHS for making us feel especially welcome. 

June 7, 2022
Presentations to 5th Graders at MLK Charter in Springfield

We had our first ever presentation to 5th graders at Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School of Excellence today! They students were so knowledgeable about trusted adults and signs of a mental health challenge. We really appreciate Lori and all the staff who make MLK Jr. Charter a safe space to talk about mental health! We also had our second presentation for the George Keverian School’s students yesterday! They asked some thoughtful questions about our Peer Mentors’ stories and suggested some great coping skills like drawing, listening to music, and exercise!

June 6, 2022
Presentations to George Keverian School in Everett

Today we returned to George Keverian School in Everett and presented comeback stories to 111 8th graders. The students opened up about mental health in their lives and asked questions on how to support those with mental health challenges.

June 3, 2022
Mental Health 101 & Coaching Day

Today our team presented Mental Health 101 to school nurses in Malden, and we also ended this busy week with a fun coaching day for our Peer Mentors. We worked on our middle school comeback stories and wrote thank you notes to the schools we presented to this year. It was a great way to reflect on how much of an impact we have made this year, and look forward to finishing strong with the rest of our presentations before summer break. We also wanted to give a big thank you to The Cummings Foundation for all their support!

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