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Mental Health Awareness Month – Student Resources

Research conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness shows that one in four students on college campuses is affected by mental illness. In an effort to raise awareness, our education experts at BestColleges.com have published a mental health guide (The Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students) for college students. The guide’s purpose is to help identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students – and where and when to seek help. The guide includes:

How to recognize the most common mental health issues facing students
Resources for seeking help, including a glossary of treatments
Explanation of student rights related to mental health care

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Why You Should Sign-up for the TNL Summit

Over the past three and one-half years, TNL staff has traveled throughout the country conducting culturally based, leadership training sessions for youth from communities such as Mentasta, AK, Hardrock, AZ, Bishop, CA, Presque Isle, ME and Livingston, TX.

The Today’s Native Leaders program has helped youth acknowledge the value of their home communities, and to create service projects that serve their communities.  A highlight of the TNL program is that it is youth led and this helps participants to set their goals high and step out of their comfort zone, embracing healthy choices.

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National UNITY Conference to Host Taiwan Indigenous Youth

2017台灣原住民青年遊學團團照

For the third year in four years, the National UNITY Conference will feature a Taiwan Indigenous youth delegation who are members of the Vox Nativa Choir. Taiwan, which sits more than 100 miles off the southeast coast of mainland China, is believed to be the homeland of the Austronesian people. In Taiwan, there are 16 Indigenous ethnicities. Those attending the National UNITY Conference will represent the Amis, Bunun, and Paiwan people.

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