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Join The NAN Project & RAW for A Night for Hope!

January 16, 2018

Join us for the culmination of our collaborative project -There is Help & There is Hope: Mental Health Awareness through Art – on January 25th, when we will host a 2 part event for the Lynn community at RAW. First, HOPE (our group of Peer Leaders at RAW) will screen several short films that touch on different aspects…

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 full of HOPE

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…

WE GOT IT!

June 30, 2017

  Happy Friday friends of The NAN Project! I hope you all have exciting plans for the weekend! It’s supposed to be beautiful, and it’s a great time to go to the beach, take a stroll through nature, or to explore a place you’ve never been before! Engage in any activities that bring you joy,…

13 Reasons Why…. We Need To Talk About Suicide

June 26, 2017

Hey Friends! We’re glad to see you back! Welcome! As promised, we have new, exciting and upcoming information to share with all of you! Drumroll please…. I’m sure many of you have seen the Netflix series, or read the book, ’13 Reasons Why’. There is a lot of debate and controversy over the show. While…

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…