Mental Health

In the foreground, a teen sits on the floor looking dejected. In the background a group of three teens can be seen talking and laughing

School Bullying Through the Eyes of a Survivor

Jodee Blanco, the author of the seminal NY Times bestseller Please Stop Laughing at Me…. joins Gateways’ mental health speaker series to facilitate a free presentation for parents and educators. As a bullying survivor turned… Read More

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Building Resilience in Teens and Caregivers

This 90-minute interactive webinar will provide caregivers with tools for assisting teens in developing resilience. During the webinar, we will explore our brain and our neurological responses in order to better understand concepts like compassion… Read More

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Supporting Mental Health in Religious Schools

This drop-in session will focus on strategies that teachers can utilize to provide support to students struggling with anxiety and depression. A brief overview will be provided on signs and symptoms, with the majority of… Read More

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Mental Health and Our LGBTQ+ Youth

The past 2.5 years have introduced unprecedented stressors into adolescents’ lives: a global pandemic that has redefined normalcy, political divisiveness across all bodies of government, more anti-LGBTQ+ legislation being considered and passed than ever before…. Read More

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Social Media & Self-Esteem

These days, social media is practically inescapable. While there are benefits to this age of interconnectedness, we also know that social media use correlates to higher rates of anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem among our… Read More