Have you ever heard of the terms climate anxiety, eco-trauma, and ecological grief? Chances are, if you’re part of Gen Z (anyone born from the mid 1990s to 2010s) you have. These terms were created by psychologists and environmental scientists and are part of a new vocabulary used to describe the doom and despair ofContinue reading “Gen Z and Climate Anxiety”
Promly interviews Divita Taduvayi, a high school senior who advocates for equity in the Computer Science field through her international 501(c)(3) non-profit, Girls Tech Together.
Promly speaks with Michael Kodsi, a high school senior and founder of SipsNow.com. The mission of SipsNow is to make high school internships accessible to all, regardless of background or personal connections.
If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). You can find a list of additional resources at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources. Mental health has become an increasingly important topic within the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, especially in teenagers. With suicidal ideation, anxiety, depression and other mental health related struggles and disordersContinue reading “How Can We Support Our Teenagers?”
Promly’s Founder Jen Libby interviews Avi Schiffmann, a 17-year-old high school student and entrepreneur, who created the most utilized COVID tracking website in the entire world.
Here’s some great news: After many COVID delays from IRS processing, we are so excited to announce that Promly Support, Inc. just received 501c3 tax-exempt status! We are now able to receive tax-deductible donations just in time for Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020! Please consider helping us get ten steps ahead of teen suicide byContinue reading “Make a Difference”
I want to start by saying thank you to everyone who has signed our petition- together we are helping save lives. Just this month we have gained support from Congress Representative Wild who has written a letter to Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube, explaining to her Promlys mission and why “How to Tie aContinue reading “We ARE Closer To Truly Saving Lives”
The Hidden Opponent is an advocacy group aiming to raise awareness for student-athlete mental health issues while simultaneously addressing the stigma of mental health within sports culture. By creating a platform for athletes to explore and speak about their struggles, the Hidden Opponent brings to light the challenges that young athletes face in today’s society.Continue reading ““How I Learned to Love My Body as a Female Athlete””
The JED Foundation is a non-profit organization working to prevent teen suicides in the United States. JED works to strengthen mental health in teens by partnering with schools and colleges, as well as substance abuse and suicide prevention programs and systems. Today, JED is the nation’s leading organization dedicated to young adult mental health andContinue reading “Companies That Care- JED Foundation Finds Creative Ways to Support Teen Mental Health”
According to a 2019 Alexa Internet Inc. statistic, Youtube is the second most popular website on the internet.1 With so much popularity, comes responsibility. Therefore it is common for Youtube to censor videos that are considered to be inappropriate for youth. This includes everything from hate speech, to nudity, to copyrighted content. Youtube has theContinue reading “Youtube: Get Your Sh*t Together”