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Springtime School Review – 2018

May 31, 2018

As the school year comes to a close, busy season is upon us once again. Over the past few months, The NAN Project been working tirelessly with numerous schools as they try to equip their students with the tools they will need to maintain their Emotional Wellbeing before heading off into the Summer. Our standard presentation…

We’re not just in schools…

May 31, 2018

Though schools are our focus, there is a lot more The NAN Project has been up to! As the warmer months approach, we find that the amount of Conferences we attend increases.  Between this yearly Conference Circuit and various trainings, we have kept ourselves very busy. Back on March 16 (wow that seems like ages ago!),…

Watch 13 Reasons Why We Need to Talk about Suicide

May 22, 2018

13 Reasons Why We Need to Talk about Suicide is a movie project that came about in response to the Netflix series. In mid-2017, teachers in many of the schools we work in started asking us how to address this series, which many of their students were talking about. It was a double edged sword.…

A Night of H.O.P.E.

January 30, 2018

Our Night of HOPE at Raw Art Works in Lynn last Thursday evening was amazing! Congratulations to everyone in the HOPE (Helping Other People Endure) Group for pulling off this inspiring evening where they screened a bunch of short films and then hosted a panel discussion about mental health, in front of an audience of 150+!! We couldn’t be…

Signs of a friend in crisis & Resources to help them

November 22, 2017

By Kelley Campbell & Kayla Scott Hey Everyone! With the holidays coming up there’s a lot to look forward to, but the holidays can also bring on a lot of stress and anxiety.  This can bring up some tough emotions and sometimes the possibility of some negative coping skills. We thought it would be good…

A NIGHT for NAN recap

September 6, 2017

By Senior Peer Mentor Ridha Abidshah The Night for Nan fundraiser was truly a night full of hope. Everything from the environment to the atmosphere was full of heart and the spirit of giving. The room was full of such wonderful people working and wanting to make a difference and help the cause of promoting…

Stigma and the Misuse of Mental Health Terminology

August 2, 2017

I can’t believe it’s already August! I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful summer weather we are having here in Massachusetts.   In today’s blog, we take on the improper use of mental health related terms. Enjoy!   We live in a society where all too often words associated with serious mental illnesses are misused…

Welcome to the NAN Line!

June 23, 2017

Hey friends! If you’re here, that means you’ve taken an interest in The NAN Project, for which we are so grateful! Everyone at The NAN Project is excited to have you guys involved with our organization and interested in learning how together we can reduce the stigma around mental health and help prevent suicide! This blog will…