Kansas City, Missouri- Finding Hope

Last month we had the honor to host a workshop at Youth 2019, a convention with thousands of other young people!

Our workshop (titled Finding Hope) was an informal discussion on mental health challenges and ways to battle stigma. We began by sharing the story and origin of 13 Reasons to Fly, and then invited people to brainstorm & share their reasons to fly.

We were blown away by the openness, bravery, and strength of the young people that attended. Recounting on this experience gives us inspiration to propel forward and continue doing this much needed work! So incredibly grateful for all the people we had the opportunity to meet.

Keep spreading your wings.

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Author: 13reasonstofly

I am a 16 year old living in MA, I founded this campaign as I am living in a hospital dealing with mental illness. I created this campaign to stand up stigma and to create an example to my peers who are struggling. With your help, together we can raise mental health awareness and make the world a better place.

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