Building Resilience During Difficult Times

Carol Mastroianni from the BBCC will review highlights from the results of a student survey that was given to students in Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills Public School Districts in May/June 2021 that measured how the pandemic has affected our students’ mental health.

Rabbi Blumstein is a teen mentor who creates awareness surrounding teen mental health and empowers teens to support one another in school and elsewhere. He will provide direct and explicit examples of how we can build mental resilience, as well as, review the myths and stigma around mental illness. Suicide awareness and prevention will also be discussed.

A panel of BHHS/IA students will share their views on how mental health is affecting their peers.

This program is open to parents/adults and students grades 6 and up (accompanied by an adult).

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Youth Action Board

YAB is an inclusive, dynamic and diverse group of teen volunteers, from our eleven public and private high schools in the Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills community, that bring about positive change for their peers.

School and Community Programs

BBCC and the YAB provide a wide array of high-quality, youth-infused substance abuse prevention, health and wellness programs that are timely, relevant and impactful for the participants.

Support, Partner, Volunteer

You can make an immediate difference and even save lives by supporting, partnering or volunteering with our youth-focused substance abuse prevention, health and wellness efforts.

BBCC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community serving organization, takes a research driven, youth-led approach to substance abuse prevention, health and wellness. BBCC and its Youth Action Board (YAB) provide education, tools, activities, and support to help youth rise above life’s challenges by making informed decisions about their safety, health and wellness, as well as encouraging adults to thoughtfully support them.

The Coalition service area includes those who live, work, play, worship, and attend public and private schools within the boundaries of the Birmingham and Bloomfield School Districts. This includes the municipalities of Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, and Village of Franklin and portions of Orchard Lake, Southfield, Troy and West Bloomfield.

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