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Essay Contest Winners

Read the winning essays from our Middle and High School Essay Contest!
 
1st Place:
Jake McCann - Scottsdale, Arizona
Read Jake's essay here
 
2nd Place:
Hosana Tagomori - Bangkok, Thailand.
Read Hosana's essay here.
 
3rd Place:
Robert Ye - Chappaqua, New York
Read Robert's essay here.  
 
Thank you to everyone who participated!

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is an effective approach for a variety of issues, including bipolar disorder. It’s based on the ancient philosophical idea that suffering isn’t the result of what happens to us, but the result of how we interpret what happens to us. According to CBT, it’s largely our thoughts that lead to moods like depression and anxiety – thoughts about how things must be, how we should behave, how other people ought to treat us – and by changing our thoughts, we can change...

Girl Scouts Mental Health Awareness Patch

Did you know we have a Girl Scout patch for Mental Health Awareness? The girls earn the patch by learning about the brain and it's influence on thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Learn more here.