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Youth Perspective: What does mental health mean to me?

In light of Mental Health Awareness Month, Mentor USA’s fantastic Youth Advisory Committee looked further into what mental health means for young people today. In this article, the President of the Youth Advisory Committee, Jeremy Dawidowicz, shares the answers from some of the students, and encourages everyone to reflect on what mental health means to you?

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Youth Perspective: What is failure?

Joel, from Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee, has written this month’s Youth Perspective article in which he reflects on failure and shares how he did not let a setback get in the way of his will to succeed and fulfill his goals.

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Youth Perspective: Overcoming change for self-growth

This month’s Youth Perspective article is written by Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee Member Alea, who shares her experience with moving away for college and the challenges of embracing such a big change.

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Youth Perspective: Make a plan!

Joshua Dawidowicz shares his thoughts on the importance of making plans, and his own experience of planning his first-ever trip outside the United States, in this February “Youth Perspective” article.

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Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee’s Jeremy Dawidowicz receives award from DEA

Jeremy Dawidowicz is the President of Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee and is truly living the example with his inspiring dedication to furthering the mission of adolescent substance use prevention. In appreciation of this, he has now been recognized and was recently presented with an award by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

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Youth Perspective: Adjusting during winter break

In the first Youth Perspective article of 2022, Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee Member, Grace Boudris, shares her thoughts on how coming back home from college during winter break can be just as challenging as adjusting to school in the beginning of the year.

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Youth Perspective: Gratitude during the Holiday Season

Mentor USA's Youth Advisory Committee wishes you all a happy holiday season and ends this year with a Youth Perspective article all about gratitude for what has been, and what's to come.

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Youth Perspective: Finding your outlet

Anna Creekmore is the treasurer of Mentor USA’s Youth Advisory Committee. To deal with stress, feeling overwhelmed and when she needs a break, Anna turns to dance, and in this month’s Youth Perspective article she shares her thoughts on the importance of having an outlet to express your emotions, energy, and talents.

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Youth Perspective: The importance of networking

In this month’s Youth Perspective article, Youth Advisory Committee Member Sydney Makarovich is sharing her experiences and thoughts on the importance of networking, having a strong support system, and building connections.

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Youth Perspective: Maintaining good mental health during college

Our Youth Advisory Committee Member Tony Woo Jr. shares his thoughts and experiences on maintaining good mental health during college.

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