I Pledge

I Pledge

May is Mental Health month! Our happiness, physical health, and emotional well-being are all directly connected to our mental health. Supporting your mental health can come in many shapes or sizes. Whether it be taking 5 minutes a day to meditate, giving a hug to a...
SURVIVING SUICIDE: A SUMMIT COUNTY MOM SHARES HER STORY

SURVIVING SUICIDE: A SUMMIT COUNTY MOM SHARES HER STORY

Heather Gard named her son Toby because it means “bringer of light.” “His smile would light up the room and bring comfort and smiles to the rest of the room, whether that was to a newcomer or whether that was to the classroom in general,” Gard said at the “Voice of a...
WHAT IS THE HYPE?

WHAT IS THE HYPE?

This spring our community suffered an unimaginable loss following the suicides of two high schoolers. Amid COVID-19 Stay at Home Orders, our community was reeling. Remember how important it was for you to see your friends when you were a teenager? Chatting with your...
The Science Behind Positive Affirmations

The Science Behind Positive Affirmations

For some of us when we think of positive affirmations, we are reminded of Stuart Smalley on Saturday Night Live. “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough and dog-gonnit, people like me.” It seems silly, hoaky and soft, not a real tool that we would...