Creating Survivors

Through Jairuss blueprint, he founded a non-profit organization, Creating Survivors, which works to increase access to licensed psychotherapists in order to reduce the rate of teen suicide and help youth overcome the adversity they face. They advocate for increased funding for counseling services in the education sector, as well as to make it legal for minors to see a psychotherapists without parental consent, which is necessary for those dealing with domestic or sexual abuse and for LGBTQ youth. Creating Survivors is launching a video campaign in which survivors will share their stories in order to show individuals that they are not alone and to reduce the stigma around counseling. They are also hosting workshops and trainings in order to teach educators and peer helpers about the signs and behaviors associated with students that have suicidal idealizations, as well as students that are acting out due to the trauma and adversity they are facing.

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