HOPE MEANS NEVADA’S “#ASK5 TO SMASH STRESS” CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES APRIL 4 – 10 VIRTUAL EVENTS HIGHLIGHTING EMOTIONAL SELF-CARE.
For the first week of its month-long “#Ask5 to Smash Stress” social media campaign for National Stress Awareness Month, Hope Means Nevada (HMN), the community-based non-profit focused on eliminating youth suicide in the state, will focus on Emotional Self-Care.
All month long, HMN is asking the public to help Hope Means Nevada Smash Stress for the teens in their lives: #Ask5 young people if they are OK, then donate $5 to support HMN’s mental wellness education campaign. Visit hopemeansnevada.org for more information and enter to win two tickets to the Life Is Beautiful 2021 festival.
Throughout April, daily content published to @HopeMeansNevada’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok pages will educate teens about mental health as a means of intervention and prevention of teen suicide. The campaign is sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
WEEK 1 SCHEDULE: EMOTIONAL SELF-CARE
Sunday, April 4: Kick-off video with overview of the campaign and what the audience can expect, presented by Caroline Edgeworth and Lauren Edgeworth, local high school students and HMN teen community co-chairs.
Monday, April 5: HMN teen committee member Mason Hill will interview Emma White, Northern Nevada teen community organizer and author of the book, “It’s Not OK, But It Will Be,” about her own struggle with depression and suicidal ideation and ultimate survival.
Tuesday, April 6: #Ask5 for $5: Call to action to drive donations to hopemeansnevada.org so HMN can continue to grow its awareness campaign and save lives.
Wednesday, April 7: Live Session with Dr. Annie Weisman, Connecting with & Caring for our Emotional Body
Thursday, April 8: Check in & chat box question
Friday, April 9: Social Media Music Session with Ray & Paul Holmberg
Saturday, April 10: Weekly Recap – 5 takeaways from the week
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