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Open to all 11th & 12th grade students from the Southern Tier.

Deadline to Register is March 9, 2018.

Health & Wellness Teen Conference

March 16, 2018


GST BOCES-Bush Campus
Building #1


459 Philo Rd, Elmira, NY 14903
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Additional Information

Presented by New Visions Human Services & Education Program from GST BOCES Bush Campus

2-1-1 Teen HELPLINE & Mental Health
Making a Difference in Your Local Community-Rose'sYouth Philanthropy

Topics Include

Bringing awareness of the service to the community.

Participants will:

  • Understanding what mental health is

  • Facts and myths

  • Warning Signs

  • Reasons why teens don't seek help

  • Where teens can find support

  • How to ask for help, if needed

  • How to help a friend in need

  • What is 2-1-1 Teen HELPLINE

  • How to use the service

  • How to connect

Presented by Rose's Youth Philanthropist Group; The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes

Youth philanthropy is, at the broadest level, youth giving of their time, talents and treasure, just as philanthropy itself is.

Participants will:

  • Better understand the concept of Youth Philanthropy

  • Understanding the importance of community needs

  • Understand grantwriting

  • Will have the opportunity to work in a small group to discuss and brain storm the needs in the community for teens, and award a program with a grant

Distracted Driving

Driving is the first true taste of freedom for many teenagers. But with every great freedom comes responsibility. Distracted Driving is an increasingly serious problem in America, and teen drivers are some of the most susceptible to it dangers. In the face of so many distractions driving more responsibility is not just important-it very well could be life-saving.

Presented by New Visions Human Services & Education Program from GST BOCES Bush Campus

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