Pictures of Events
We partnered with three local summer camps and provided a
full mental health curriculum to over 300 youth. Music, yoga, financial, cardio drumming, open conversations about mental health, kindness, being a good friend, feelings, and much more
. All students received a backpack filled with activities to
improve their mental well-being.
The kids got to showcase their musical talent and release stress during our summer cardiodrumming classes.
A great time with families and kids at Tarpon Cops n Kids.
Painting canvas, painting t-shirts, and dinner with families.
Speak Up participated in the Mattie Williams Back to School
Event and handed out gratitude journals, activity books, and motivational wristbands.
Speak Up nominated Grace Thompson for the Hershey Youth Award and we collected 40 back packs filled with school supplies for children in need.
Dawn had the opportunity to speak to all 536 students about the importance of mental well-being, bullying, friendship, and asking for help when needed. Speak Up was also the recipient of the SAVE Club and PE Dept. Community Fundraiser Project.
Heidi Lovering and Dawn Handley attended the NAMI-Florida
2023 Conference and learned about new programs to bring to
our community. Dawn was also recognized as the 2023
Champion for Recovery-Family Member for her outstanding
commitment to the recovery community.
Yoga and meditation programs brought to the summer campers at Mattie Williams. They loved learning how to clear their minds.