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Your Presence Is a Present

Join the Be Present Campaign today and learn what you can do to make a difference for close friends, siblings and classmates!

Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is proud to sponsor the “Be Present” campaign for youth, teens and young adults across the state – from high school, through college and early adulthood.

This campaign will help you know when a peer or sibling may be struggling and the best ways to step up, speak out and be present in a supportive manner.

This campaign was created BY you, FOR you. Our goal is to educate and empower peers, friends, classmates and siblings to step up and help each other when we need to deal with issues that we struggle with.

Issues such as:

Bullying
Peer Pressure
Changing Schools
Relationships
Loneliness
High School Academics
Deciding on a Career Path
Building an Independent Life After High School
Money, Bills, Making Ends Meet
Problems at Home | Home Life
Homelessness
Community Violence
Sexuality
Childhood Traumas

Rather than feeling isolated, we want teens and young adults in Ohio to be seen, heard and supported, not judged. The “Be Present” Campaign is all about “how to grow through it.

It’s OK not to always be OK. Everyone has a bad day from time to time but when things get really intense or struggles go on for a while, we need people who will care enough to step in.

YOUR PRESENCE IS A PRESENT

Join the Be Present Campaign today. Learn what you can do to make a difference — for yourself and for your friends, siblings and classmates!

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