Getting Squared Away- Brave Faces Advocates Neil and Christopher Discuss PTSD Recovery with UPrep Students
Before Redding resident Neil Shaw sought treatment for accumulative Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, his experiences as a Sheriff’s deputy in Monterey County had made him so hyper vigilant and overwhelmed with negativity that even when he went to Disneyland it took him an entire week to relax.
Brave Faces Advocates Tell Pioneer High Students to Find Someone They Trust to Talk About Their Pain
Tara and six other Brave Faces advocates spoke to more than 120 students who attended five classes at Pioneer High and a class at Freedom Middle School (which is on the same campus) , and they shared their stories of overcoming mental health issues, substance abuse and bullying.
On a Busy Day, Brave Faces Ask Institute of Technology Students and a Youth Ministry to ‘Consider Your Minds’
On a Busy Day, Brave Faces Ask Institute of Technology Students and a Youth Ministry to ‘Consider Your Minds’ Brave Faces advocate Steve Keyser etched a diamond on the white board with a green marker, and at each corner drew symbols: a ‘W’ for wellness, a net for support, a dollar sign for money and […]
Dani Brewster read aloud a passage written by someone deeply hurt and sad, someone who was struggling to see any value in herself and any hope in her future.