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A Brighter Day unites stress and depression resources with teens and their parents with the goal of stopping teen suicide.

Life Can Be Hard As You Transition Into Adulthood.

It’s okay to feel confused and lost.

It’s okay to feel like you don’t have the emotional resources to deal with life’s challenges. 

It’s okay to be less than perfect.

No matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, you’ll always be able to make it through.

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Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless?

Quiz: Am I depressed?

Assessments can be a valuable first step toward getting treatment. Sometimes, we don’t seek help out of fear that our problems aren’t legitimate or severe enough to warrant professional intervention.

Please read each question carefully, and indicate how often you have experienced the same or similar challenges in the past 2 weeks.

DISCLAIMER: This quiz is NOT a diagnostic tool. Mental health disorders can only be diagnosed by a licensed mental health provider or doctor.

Managing Stress & Anxiety

Learn how to manage your stress, cope with anxiety, and thrive—even when you’re going through challenging times.

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Preventing Teen Suicide

Learn how to recognize the risk factors for teen suicide, work through your depression, and build emotional resilience.

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Stopping Teen Bullying

Learn how to recognize teen bullying, stand up to it safely, and help prevent it from happening in your social circles.

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Download Our Teen Survival Kit

A Brighter Day Teen Survival Kit with mental health information resources

Download Our Parent Resource Kit

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We’ll have an exciting night full of music performances, live speakers, virtual door prizes, a silent and live auction, and much more! All ages are welcome, and best of all… It’s free to attend!

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The Mental Wellness Center

Tips for a Happy & Balanced Emotional Life

Bullying, Stress, and Your Teen Explained

Bullying, Stress, and Your Teen Explained

World Kindness Day & Anti-Bullying Awareness Week With World Kindness Day on November 13th and Anti-Bullying Awareness Week taking place between November 14th and 18th, A Brighter Day is acknowledging, celebrating, and bringing awareness to these two special...

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Veterans Day and Your Teen: What’s the Connection?

Veterans Day and Your Teen: What’s the Connection?

You may think that Veterans Day or the U.S. armed forces have nothing in common with your teen, but you’d be very wrong. The only group with more total suicides annually than today’s teens and young adults are our veterans. And many for the same reason…hopelessness....

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How to Manage Stress: Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks

How to Manage Stress: Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks

During this time of year, it is normal and common to feel an increased level of stress.  Some things that can contribute to this include the holidays, finals at school, deadlines at work, and traveling to see family. While a low level of stress can be healthy to...

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The Story Behind

A Brighter Day

Every year, tens of thousands of teenagers struggle with thoughts of helplessness, isolation, depression, and suicide. Sadly, the parents of these teens are the last to learn this, and sometimes after it’s too late to take action.

A Brighter Day was founded to help spread awareness about how to recognize and find help for depression, and to build community through social events.

From my family to yours, I thank you for being part of A Brighter Day Charity.

ELLIOT KALLEN

Founder, A Brighter Day

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