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Your organization Launches WE RISE Campaign to Foster Mental Health Awareness and Action Among Youth

City, State (Date) — Your Organization name and descriptor is launching a campaign dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of mental health and transforming systems to improve access to care. WE RISE is a youth-driven, arts-based movement that seeks to normalize mental health topics for teens and young adults through art and performance and to engage them in developing solutions to break down obstacles to treatment. Created and first implemented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health in 2018, WE RISE has already reached more than ### youth. Your organization seeks to engage number young people in your city around relevant topics such as add line on event focus.

List brief description of events, participating artists and dates. WE RISE includes collaborations with list partner organizations and is supported by list funders.

“Too many young people face mental health challenges alone, due to stigma, a lack of awareness or barriers to accessing treatment, such as cost. The effects ripple across our health care, juvenile justice, and child welfare systems, and profoundly alter our families,” says Your Executive Director/ Name and Title.WE RISE is an opportunity to come together as a community to create lasting change that empowers the next generation and strengthens your city.

To learn more about WE RISE in [your city], visit: [URL]

WE RISE is part of a movement to transform our mental health care system using art and community building to unite efforts to foster the empowerment of mental health and wellbeing as a civil right. Developed by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, it includes powerful programming, performances, workshops and world-class art come together to help create a future where communities thrive and every youth has the support they need to reach their fullest potential.

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