YLC Public Service Announcements
A Public Service Announcement (PSA), or public service ad, is a message in the public interest disseminated without charge, with the objective of raising awareness, changing public attitudes and behavior towards a social issue.
What is a Public Service Announcement (PSA)?
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The GST BOCES Bush Campus New Vision Education and Human Service Program of Seniors has developed PSA's on varying adolescent health and wellness topics (see below).
Suicide Prevention Month
September is National Suicide Prevention Month
All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. National Suicide Prevention Week is the Monday through Sunday surrounding World Suicide Prevention Day.
National Bullying Prevention Month
All of October is National Bullying Prevention Month
Schools are a primary place where bullying can happen. Helping to establish a supportive and safe school climate where all students are accepted and knowing how to respond when bullying happens are key to making sure all students are able to learn and grow.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Month
February 26th-March 4th
Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an international awareness event, fighting the myths and misunderstandings that surround anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and EDNOS.
Unrealistic standards of body image surround today's youth and can affect self-perception and confidence.
Texting and Driving
Distracted Driving Awareness Day is April 2nd
Our 24/7 society keeps us continually connected with cell phones, dashboard infotainment systems and voice command features. But all these things can put our lives at risk. Just one second of your attention is all takes to change a life forever. Help save lives.