How can I get teens involved in organizing an event to raise money and awareness of this cause?

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Submitted by changetoday (not verified) on Wed, 12/31/1969 - 19:00

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At my university we worked to change mental health policy on the school syllabus. Most school syllabus have a ADA statement but very few have a clause for mental health. So we worked with university staff and faculty to install a new statement on the school syllabus. This helps gain awareness because now every time the syllabus is read in a university classroom students here about the resources and it includes a number for the suicide prevention hotline as well as the crisis text line. If you need an example or want more information, feel free to reach out to me!
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Submitted by raulpf (not verified) on Wed, 12/31/1969 - 19:00

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Have you had any success reaching out to other students in your school? It would be great for example to organize a focus group to see what ideas they might have that they think might work for them to get more interested in this area. This is definitely a topic that should have a lot of interest but maybe one that some might have trouble talking about.