November 7th, 2021
Teens for Healthy Youth Participate in AFSP Out of Darkness Community Walk
Teens for Healthy Youth (THY) from Hilton Head Christian Academy, Heritage Academy, May River High, and Bluffton High participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Walk 2021 in Bluffton, SC. During the event, THY members staffed a resource table and distributed THY’s informational brochure to walk participants to create an awareness for Teens for Healthy Youth (THY). THY members also passed out THY’s Teen Stress Fact Card, THY’s Medicine Safety Tip Fact Cards, and LowCountry Alliance for Health Youth’s (LCAHY) Rx Drop Box Location Fact Cards. THY works to promote prevention plus health/wellness and educate about youth substance use and related risks behaviors such as stress, depression, and suicide. THY and LCAHY plan to participate in additional community events to educate on prevention, promote positive teen health, and create an awareness of the LCAHY coalition and THY.