For many teens, writing provides an outlet for healing and self expression. Whether that be through poetry or story telling, there is great power in words. By utilizing this art form, we hope to promote mental health awareness on an even greater platform with the help of our youth voices.

Our Teen Blog will spotlight a few teen writers and their pieces each month. We invite all teens who have an interest in writing to join our team. If you would like more information on writing guidelines and how you can get your work displayed on this page, please fill out the Interest Form below.

2021 Teen Blog Interest Form

“Sometimes”

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Sometimes it’s dark.  Sometimes the Thoughts flood over my brain, taking it over.  They become so powerful that they materialize, welling out of my eyes  and appear as streams running down my cheeks.   Sometimes it’s sharp.  Sometimes the Feelings rush from my heart,  into my bloodstream.  They spread to…

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“Human”

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I’m waiting, Waiting for days, that became weeks, then became months. I’m sitting here and waiting,  on the floor in the dark, open space. Waiting as people are passing by. Passing by my eyes, my mouth, my heart. They let them dry out, let my tongue be removed, let it…

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