Be a guiding light
Empowering struggling adolescents and young adults to move forward with courage.
WELCOME TO PROJECT FIREFLIES
The mission of Project Fireflies is to empower adolescents and young adults suffering from trauma to move forward with strength, courage and a strong spirit.
Our vision is to reduce the risk of suicide and overdose by raising awareness of the mental health impact that trauma causes in adolescents and young adults.
"Children, after all, are not just adults-in-the-making. They are people whose current needs, rights and experiences must be taken seriously."
— Alfie Kohn
Spreading Joy Can Make A Difference
According to Mental Health America, studies have shown:
Laughing can strengthen your heart and lungs, reduce anxiety, promote relaxation and alleviate pain.
Positive thinking can reduce stress and improve your ability to handle challenging situations.
Spending time doing things you enjoy with people you love can provide a necessary distraction from issues at hand. It can provide social support and lift your spirits.