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Chef Robert Irvine To Host SAMHSA’s Voice Awards Honoring Military

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) 2017 Voice Awards program will recognize television and film writers and producers along with community leaders for outstanding efforts to raise awareness and understanding of mental illnesses and/or addictions. The 12th annual Voice Awards, highlighting the theme Honoring Those Who Serve: Hope, Resilience, and Recovery, will spotlight efforts that provide hope and support to past and present military service members and their families who have faced mental health and addiction challenges. This year’s event will be held on August 16, 2017, at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The Voice Awards will be hosted by celebrity chef Robert Irvine, who has been an ardent supporter of issues affecting mili...

Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei Sends Video Message To Fan Who Thanked Her For Saving Her Life

Fifth Harmony fan Juliana from Brazil received a video message from her idol Normani Kordei after she thanked her for saving her life. Video: Cybersmile Diversity Ambassador Normani Kordei shares touching message with fanJuliana contemplated suicide after facing endless cyberbullying, and had been diagnosed with depression. She then discovered Normani’s work with The Cybersmile Foundation and she began turning her life around. “My name is Juliana, I’m 18 years old and I’ve been a victim of internet abuse,” wrote Juliana in letter published on Cybersmile’s blog. "All this started because I published a picture of me on my Twitter, and I was greeted with hateful comments – I just became sad, and I was diagnosed with depression, 1 year and a half later...

Skai Jackson And DoSomething.org Launch Anti-Bullying Campaign

DoSomething.org, one of the largest global organizations for young people and social change, is partnering up with Takis for “Treat Yo Friends,” an anti-bullying campaign that addresses the issues young people face with Isolationism. Video: Treat Yo Friends PSA - Skai JacksonMembers will have the power to flip the narrative on bullying and isolation by reclaiming and celebrating the things that make their friends unique. Almost 1 in 4 students reports being bullied in school – often because of the things that make them unique. Bullying can cause lower self-esteem, anxiety and depression. “Treat Yo Friends” looks to take down bullying and create a world where young people are accepted and appreciated for the things that make them bold and different! DoSomething...

Skai Jackson And DoSomething.org Launch Anti-Bullying Campaign

DoSomething.org, one of the largest global organizations for young people and social change, is partnering up with Takis for “Treat Yo Friends,” an anti-bullying campaign that addresses the issues young people face with Isolationism. Video: Treat Yo Friends PSA - Skai JacksonMembers will have the power to flip the narrative on bullying and isolation by reclaiming and celebrating the things that make their friends unique. Almost 1 in 4 students reports being bullied in school – often because of the things that make them unique. Bullying can cause lower self-esteem, anxiety and depression. “Treat Yo Friends” looks to take down bullying and create a world where young people are accepted and appreciated for the things that make them bold and different! DoSomething...

Carli Lloyd Wants To Connect Service Members To Family, Home And Country

Beyond everything they do to keep us safe, service members make the sacrifice of spending extended time away from family and friends. Video: Steps for Soldiers PSA - Carli LloydExpensive international phone rates and service plans are often out of reach for forward-deployed service members, making connectivity one of the most frequently requested services from men and women in uniform feeling disconnected from the comforts of home. Since July 1, DoSomething.org – one of the largest organizations for young people and social change – and Johnson & Johnson have teamed up with the USO and Charity Miles to encourage young people to move with a purpose, track their progress on a Charity Miles app and in turn unlock donations to the USO through its national campaign “Steps f...

Coco Jones And DoSomething.org Ask Who Has Their Eye On You?

DoSomething.org, a global movement of over 5.5 million young people and truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, have teamed up with a new emoji compatibility quiz called “Who Has Their Eye on You?” to show teens how Big Tobacco is vying for their attention. Video: Coco Jones Takes the "Who Has Their Eye On You?" Quiz | DoSomething.org + truthCoco Jones, the 19-year-old star of Disney’s Let it Shine recorded a public service announcement to encourage fans to take the quiz and find out who has their eyes on them. The quiz follows the launch of the latest campaign by truth, #STOPPROFILING, that underscores the fact that tobacco use is more than a public health issue, it’s a social justice issue. Tobacco is not an equal...

Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt Join SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2017

Decorated U.S. Olympians Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt will serve as Honorary Chairpersons of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (Awareness Day). The Awareness Day 2017 event takes place Thursday, May 4, at The George Washington University Jack Morton Auditorium in Washington, DC. Mr. Phelps and Ms. Schmitt will each receive a SAMHSA Special Recognition Award for speaking candidly about their experiences with mental health and working to support youth and young adults with similar experiences. Through the Michael Phelps Foundation, Mr. Phelps has worked on numerous initiatives to support the foundation’s core mission of promoting active and healthy lifestyles for children. Ms. S...

Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt Join SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2017

Decorated U.S. Olympians Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt will serve as Honorary Chairpersons of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (Awareness Day). The Awareness Day 2017 event takes place Thursday, May 4, at The George Washington University Jack Morton Auditorium in Washington, DC. Mr. Phelps and Ms. Schmitt will each receive a SAMHSA Special Recognition Award for speaking candidly about their experiences with mental health and working to support youth and young adults with similar experiences. Through the Michael Phelps Foundation, Mr. Phelps has worked on numerous initiatives to support the foundation’s core mission of promoting active and healthy lifestyles for children. Ms. S...