June 5, 2023

Teens who engage in regular, positive connections with both adults and peers show fewer signs of suicidal thoughts and behaviors, studies show. Spirit of Youth and Empowering Youth Voice to End Bullying, through the Alaska Teen Media Institute, recently produced PSAs for local radio stations, encouraging teens to reach out to each other on a regular basis.

Bullying is a major cause of  suicide among youth, and the Empowering Youth Voice to End Bullying website provides Alaska adults and teens with several resources to help create connections, get information, and locate allies within their communities.

Listen in, below!