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Be a guiding light

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Empowering struggling adolescents and young adults to move forward with courage.

Our Goal, Vision and Commitment

An intimate look into how Project Fireflies began

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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.

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"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.

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Upcoming Events

Follow the link below to learn about our upcoming events.