2018 Excellence in Community Communications and Outreach Recognition Program Winners by Category …
Category: Audience – Professionals
Helping BC SCORES, PA: Beaver County Youth Ambassador Program Supports National Suicide Awareness through “Chalk Talk”
Helping BC Scores Youth Ambassador Program (YAP) hosted “Chalk Talk,” a student-led meeting with county commissioners, law enforcement, and the public to spread awareness about suicide prevention, mental health, and fighting discrimination.
Category: Strategy – National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (Awareness Day)
Helping BC SCORES, PA: Beaver County Youth Ambassador Program May Event
Helping BC Scores Youth Ambassador Program (YAP), hosted the May YAP event to educate youth about mental health and enable them to take resources and information back to their school districts. A total of 13 school districts participated with 94 students in attendance. The day included a motivational speaker; screening of YAP videos; CLC presentation; and personal stories of recovery, grief, and loss. It also included an exhibit area where students could talk with service providers and gather resources, and a “Stress Free Zone” where students practiced coping skills with art, yoga, and therapy dogs.