Pamela Rae Schuller is a New York City-based inclusion advocate and the Program Manager for Here.Now., the Jewish teen mental-health initiative through The Jewish Board. Pamela is also a stand-up comedian, probably because she sees the world from a different point of view: one where eye level is 4-foot-7 and barking without provocation is a completely normal and entertaining part of her day.
Here.Now. is teen-driven Jewish movement to provide support, build connections, increase wellbeing and resilience, and reduce stigma around mental health. Teens can engage in creative activities,…partnerships, events, and innovate online content designed by teens for teens. This list was compiled by the Here.Now. teen executive board. Learn more. 1. Just because my door is closed doesn’t mean I am doing something terrible. 2. Sometimes when I am sad, it isn’t for any particular reason. 3. It’s OK to let me… >> Read More
My mental health organization, Here.Now. has been traveling around to teen programs for the past few weeks, allowing participating young people to put their mental health questions in a box…anonymously. We expected to max out around 15, and instead we had over 300 questions come in! Below, find the top 12 questions we were asked, along with our answers. *For those reading this, if you are in crisis or danger, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. You can also get help by texting… >> Read More