Podcast: How to Survive Freshman Year of High School
TurningPointCT.org blogger’s Olivia and Ally sat with Norwalk High School teens to talk about their experiences being a freshman. Listen to Ben, Emma, Nia, AJ, and Caesar share their fears, challenges, successes, and advice to incoming freshman & current students.
They want TurningPointCT.org listeners to know how to survive your freshman year and ways that teachers can help with giving their students’ an awesome high school experience.
We asked them & now we ask you:
What was the transition to high school like for you?
What kind of challenges did you have and still have?
What do you think should teachers should know?
Keep the conversation going here: https://turningpointct.org/lets-talk/topic/freshmanyear/
Listen to the podcast here:
2018 Awareness Calendar
Hi everybody! To celebrate the new year, Turningpointct.org has made a calendar showcasing mental wellness awareness days to share with you!
Below is the entire calendar
Share with your friends, or enjoy it yourself! Some of the days may be familiar and some may be new! We hope you all enjoy it!
Not everything in life is full of rainbows and dandelions, in fact being a young adult in this day in age can be really difficult! Some days #adulting feels just like this, when you can look both ways before crossing the street and then you end up getting hit by a plane instead ?? Here’s to pushing through those hard days and being a survivor of life!
What kinds of “adulting” things seem to be harder for you?
What kinds of things are easier than you expected?
TurningPointCT.org was developed by young people in Connecticut who are in recovery from mental health and substance use issues. We know what it’s like to feel alone, stressed, worried, sad, and angry. We’ve lived through the ups and downs of self-harm, drugs and alcohol, and the struggle to find help. Learn More »