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Substance Use Disorder

Pioneering Youth Substance Use Disorder Empowerment with Believe in Me

Substance Use Disorder in Marginalized Youth Substance Use Disorder (SUD) among marginalized youth is a complex and pressing issue that demands our attention. These young individuals’ challenges can be overwhelming, but hope and help are available. In this blog, we’ll explore the intricacies of SUD among marginalized youth, identify risk factors, delve into the factors

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Foster Care

Grantee Spotlight: Embrace Washington

Embrace Washington’s Receives Grant for Sleep Safe Program Embrace Washington’s Sleep Safe Program is being awarded $9,250 to provide new beds and bedding for children in foster care. This particular grant falls within our Foster Care and Aoption Pillar of Caring.  Please note back in January, I introduced this agency in my Blog Series announcing

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Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders: The Art of Empathy with Believe in Me

Empathy is the heartbeat of human connection, a profound force that bridges our differences and fuels our understanding of one another. At Believe in Me, we are committed to empowering young minds with the self-confidence they need to succeed. In this blog, we will delve into the art of empathy, exploring its profound importance in

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School-to-prison pipeline

Breaking the Chains: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline

During National Youth Justice Awareness Month, we delve into the complex issue of the school-to-prison pipeline, its root causes, and how organizations like Believe in Me are making a difference. Introduction In the United States, the path from a school classroom to a prison cell is unfortunate for many young individuals, particularly those from marginalized

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Body Image

Believe in Me’s Journey to Positive Body Image: Embrace Every Body

Breaking Beauty Barriers: Navigating Positive Body Image with Believe in Me In a world steeped in unrealistic beauty standards, the importance of positive body image cannot be overstated. For marginalized youth, the impact of negative body image extends beyond self-perception to deeply affect mental health, self-esteem, and overall well-being. Fortunately, organizations like Believe in Me

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Food Security

Food Security: Meeting Basic Human Needs with Believe in Me

In a world where inequalities persist, food security among marginalized youth remains a grave concern. It’s a reality that should stir empathy and action in us all – young individuals going to bed hungry, grappling with uncertainty over where their next meal will come from. This issue reaches beyond mere sustenance; it touches upon the

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