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Youth mental wellbeing is at crisis levels. For Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) the rates are even higher.

Head in the Game harnesses the power of sports – community, collegiate, and professional – to support teen mental wellbeing.

This multi-year campaign from Beyond Sport, powered by Z Zurich Foundation and in collaboration with Zurich North America provides resources and training centered on prevention, promotion and attitude shifts, and building a learning community to engage at local, city, and state levels.

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Support The Young People In Your Life with their mental health. Explore tips from young people on what they wish adults knew about their mental wellbeing.

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Being a teen is tough with school stress, friend drama, and maybe navigating your identity in a tight-lipped community. We’ve got resources from people who’ve faced their own hurdles. Dive into genuine advice and remember: you’ve got a team backing you up.

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Black Athletes Breaking Barriers and Embracing Mental Health: Byron Perkins

As we celebrate Black History Month, we want to highlight Byron Perkins for his openness about his mental health journey.

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Discover how Black History Month celebrations can foster pride, resilience and uplift mental health among Black teens.

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If you’re a parent, caregiver, or guardian to a teen, we’re poised to guide and support. Tap into our resources to expand your knowledge and resilience. Be a vital teammate in your teen’s journey to wellbeing, championing every step they take.

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Teens and adults share their transgender journeys. Discover their stories and learn how to be an informed ally.

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Shared Stories, Shared Hope

If you ever feel confused, uncertain about anxiety or overwhelmed, guess what? That’s completely normal.

Being part of a community helps you see you aren’t alone in feeling this way. Explore our collaborators’ personal stories and uncover what they’ve learned on their journeys to mental wellness.

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