A Brighter Day Yahoo Teens Showcase Talents to Stop Teen Suicide Sia Puri


A Brighter Day and first-place Teen Talent Showcase winner Sia P. were featured in Yahoo! in November 2021.

The reverberating buzz of a sitar marks the start of the Kathak dance performance. She assumes a relaxed, poised stance. The drumbeat begins, and in unison, her elaborate footwork starts up. Her feet strike the floor with 1/24th of a beat accuracy, acting as percussive rhythmic instruments. She wears 2.5 to 5 pounds of bells (ghungroo) on her legs, which emphasize her rhythmic foot movements as she twirls and twists in harmony with the music.

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The Suicide Prevention Show

Elliot Kallen and Jackie Simmons, the co-founder of the Make It A Great Day Movement, TEDx Speaker, and host of The Suicide Prevention Show, have a conversation about reducing mental health stigma.

Commonwealth Club of California Podcast

Elliot Kallen and Dr. Patrick O’Reilly, a clinical psychologist specializing in anxiety disorders, have a conversation about A Brighter Day and the Teen Talent Showcase.

Natural Solutions with Dr. Jay

Dr. Jay Sordean, author of Super Brain: Maximize Your Brain Health for a Better Life, talk about A Brighter Day conversation and the Teen Talent Showcase.

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