Advocacy

Teen mental health advocacy

Advocacy: (verb), the action of supporting or pleading for a cause or proposal

Advocate:(noun), a person who supports or promotes the interests of a cause or group.

Synonyms: Champion, promoter, upholder, supporter, backer, campaigner, spokesperson, crusader, friend

W2BW Advocacy Opportunities Come in Many Forms

  • Empowering teens
  • Lobbying for a bill to provide mental health days off just like regular sick days
  • Creating an advocacy/legislation toolkit
  • Promoting and sharing mental health resources
  • Reducing the stigma of mental health
  • Starting a conversation 

  • Joining the W2BW National Student Advisory Council
  • Leading in your community 

  • Collaborating 

  • Planning a Mental Health Summit 

  • Encouraging mental health and wellness campaigns 

  • Implementing the W2BW RoadMap to Wellness 


And the list of W2BW advocacy opportunities goes on and on … what is tugging you to action? Make a difference! Join the W2BW movement today!