Youth LIFT Middle School

 

 

WE ARE
LIFT
WE TAKE ACTION!
We support the T.R.Y. Vision and Mission

 

AGES 11-13

 

· We create Action Teams of 5 or more peers each (Team Lead, Co-Lead, and eight peers) - Teams do not have to be school based.

We share what we learn with others!

· We focus our knowledge on RESILIENCE BECAUSE WE BOUNCE BACK if "bad" things happen.

· We address harmful products by youth and discuss them.  

· We learn about good mental health and help prevent poor mental health.

· We talk about "Health" (healthy food, positive body image, limit screen time and proper sleep) 

 

· We create Action Teams of 5 or more peers each - Teams do not have to be school based.·

· We focus our knowledge on RESILIENCE BECAUSE WE BOUNCE BACK!

 · We address the use of illegal or illegal harmful products by youth and discuss the health impacts of: Tobacco, E-Cigs and Vapes, Alcohol, Marijuana, Prescription Drugs and Club/Synthetic Drugs; 

· We learn about good mental health and help prevent, bullying, suicide and self harm

· We adjust our thinking about the benefits of "Health" (healthy food, positive body image, limit screen time and proper sleep) using Media Literacy and Health Rocks 

· We receive training on how substance abuse affects our lives and the lives of those we care about

· We discuss substance abuse problems and challenges that we see in our communities

· We lead our Action Teams in becoming positive role models at school and in the community

· We create Personal Life and Health Plans to keep us on track for our future

· We educate our parents

· We educate our peers

· We educate younger children (Health Rocks! Media Detective, Media Ready)

· We take part in policy change by talking to and writing to our elected government officials

· We write Letters to the Editor

· We interview adults and community leaders

· We use social media (FB, Twitter, Text) to spread positive messages

· We participate in National Prevention Activities: National Drug Fact Week; National Kick Butts Day; National Alcohol Awareness Month, Suicide Prevention, Town Hall Meeting and Recovery Month Celebration.

· We serve the community in many ways: We give away book bags and Christmas gifts; participate in community clean ups and more

· We have fun: Alcohol and Drug Free dances and events; Leadership retreats

· We raise funds to support the ongoing efforts of T.R.Y

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE!

 

Join LIFT

 
YOUTH SIGN YOURSELF UP HERE click   AND LEARN MORE
 
ADULT SIGNING UP A SCHOOL OR COMMUNITY GROUP click
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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