The Shift is partnering with local and national mental health nonprofits to host localized virtual Wellness Rallies. These will be customized to meet the needs of teens and young adults across the country, including but not limited to high school and university students, young residents in large and small communities, employees of large corporations, sports and other youth organizations. By working together to not only bring awareness, but also create conversation, the goal is to end the stigma on mental health for good.
The Shift is a digital content platform and docu-series that helps #starttheconversation and #Shiftthestigma around mental health. It connects young people to resources to help live their best lives. Founder|Chief People & Wellness Officer of The Shift, Mary Albertoli is a former Clinical Social Worker with 12 years experience and a Masters degree in Social Work from Columbia University. Albertoli provides "solid strategies on how to start the conversation on mental health between parents and children, teens and young adults." Not diagnose, but support "with resources and alternatives to open the lines of communication and remove the stigma attached to mental health."
Some of the subjects The Shift highlights include anxiety, bullying, depression, self-image, rejection, and suicide. If you missed our interview with Mart Albertoli, here is the direct link, Ending Stigma on Mental Health Amid Growing Suicide Rate in Teens.
In their work on creating conversation on mental health, The Shift shares tips and helpful information on their social media, @theshift_series.â
They also lead conversations and talk with real people about their experiences on dealing with bullies, anxiety, supporting those who need our support, and asking for help. In the video below, Lead Ambassador|ShiftStarter Series Host, AdrienneFinch talks with teen @NotOKApp creators, Charlie and Hannah Lucas about their lifesaving app and what inspired them to build it.
To keep in touch with the conversation, you can follow@theshift_series on Instagram. You can also visit https://shifttheshow.com for more information.
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