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Essay Contest Winners

Read the winning essays from our Middle and High School Essay Contest!
1st Place:
Jake McCann - Scottsdale, Arizona
Read Jake's essay here
2nd Place:
Hosana Tagomori - Bangkok, Thailand.
Read Hosana's essay here.
3rd Place:
Robert Ye - Chappaqua, New York
Read Robert's essay here.  
Thank you to everyone who participated!

I’ve read in many places that the average person has around 70,000 thoughts per day. You may have already heard this. That is a huge number! Seventy thousand. It’s also been said that the typical person has more negative than positive thoughts.  And for those of us diagnosed with bipolar disorder, there is a good chance that we may be having more negative thoughts than the average person out there. What does this mean? It means that for people in various stages of their...

Girl Scouts Mental Health Awareness Patch

Did you know we have a Girl Scout patch for Mental Health Awareness? The girls earn the patch by learning about the brain and it's influence on thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Learn more here.