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Shine Initiative educates youth and young adults on mental health issues, provides local resources for professional treatment and works to remove the stigma associated with these common illnesses.

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You’re Not Alone

1 in 5

13–18 year olds experience a serious mental health condition

3 of 5

people with mental illness do not seek help or treatment

50%

of lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14

75%

of lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 24

Helpful Resources

In crisis, or need to talk right away?

Talk to someone now.

800-273-8255

Find a mental health professional or other support.

Check these local health providers.

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Download Mindmatters App.

Click here for self-study, resources & conversation!

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What's New

News
August 29, 2019

Mindmatters Teams are in 40 Schools

With the new school year, Shine student Mindmatters teams are now in 40 schools!
News
August 16, 2019

Jessika Zequeira Selected for Leadership Worcester 2020

Jessika Zequeira, Community Education Specialist, selected for the Leadership Worcester Class of 2020!
News
August 1, 2019

New Shine Headquarters

The Shine Initiative moves into the historic Davis Building, where the arts and community are reimagined!
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Check out our Mindmatters app to assess your mental health, get support and join the conversation about mind wellness.