teens

Memorial Community Service Projects

Activity Title: Memorial Community Service Projects

Target Age Group:

  • 13-18 yrs
  • Adults

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Journals and Memory Books for Teens

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NAGC Member Solace Tree (Reno, NV) has several publications available for sale on its website.  Here are some:   

Heroic Journey 2011 is Now Recruiting Participants

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Heroic Journey is a seven day Wilderness Adventure for Grieving Teens 

Dates:
June 19th-June 25th 
July 3rd-July 9th 
August 7-August 8th-13th

Heroic Journey is a unique partnership between Outward Bound and NAGC Member Judi's House, specifically designed for teens and young adults coping with the death of a loved one. 

Tell a teen you know.

Partial and full scholarships provided! 

At its essence, it is a wilderness adventure joined with grief processing and support activities.

Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Announces the New York Life Award

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New York Life Award

Tell Your Teens! Art and Writing Award

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Scholastic Art and Writing AwardsAt the National Alliance for Grieving Children, we are pleased to tell our community members about a great opportunity for the teens in our programs.

Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Announces the New York Life Award

Guest blog by Kerri Schlottman, Director of External Relations, Alliance for Young Artists & Writers

Healing through Creativity

Every year the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers is fortunate to witness the incredible talent of creative teens from across the country who submit their work to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Activity: Creating a Slide Show

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Submitted by: a parent

Target Age Group: 13-18 yrs

Activity: Scarf Juggling

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Submitted by: Teri Echtenkamp
Program/Center Name: Ted E. Bear Hollow (Omaha, NE)
Website Address: http://www.tedebearhollow.org/

Target Age Group: 13-18 yrs
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Guidelines for Parents of Teens

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When a death occurs in a community, parents and other adults have an opportunity to turn a tragedy into a learning experience.  As a role model, your ability to share and communicate openly empowers the children and teens around you to express their feelings more comfortably, and helps them to learn empathy and concern for others.

Download a more complete version of this Resource provided by NAGC member Willow House (Chicago, IL)

Member News: Judi's House Offers Heroic Journeys

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Heroic Journey is a unique partnership between Outward Bound and NAGC Member Judi's House, specifically designed for teens coping with the death of a loved one. 

Heroic Journey is a wilderness adventure joined with grief processing and support activities.  

Heroic Journey 2010 Schedule
7 Day Wilderness Adventure for Grieving Teens
June 25-July 1
July 15-July 21
August 2-August 8

Scholarships provided!

Learn more by watching Heroic Journey on YouTube.

National Teen Suicide Prevention Campaign Launches

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Suicide Is the Third Leading Cause of Death Among 15 - to 24-Year-Olds

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), along with the Ad Council and the Inspire USA Foundation, launched a new Teen Suicide Prevention national public service campaign, the first teen suicide prevention effort from SAMHSA to utilize a national mass media strategy, as well as a robust digital outreach program.

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