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  The High Point Hippos Swim Team hosted its annual Swim-for-a-Cause fundraiser on July 6, 2023 to benefit Our Minds Matter. OMM works in many of the schools where Hippos attend, including Meridian, McLean, Marshall, and Madison, and many others. This event provides swimmers with the opportunity to develop team spirit and camaraderie and work together […]

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Plexus Benefit Concert in NYC!

We are so grateful for everyone who made it out to the Our Minds Matter Benefit Concert for Youth Mental Health on June 17, 2023. With over three hundred people in attendance, and $14,250 raised for OMM, the concert was a huge success! Hosted at The Cutting Room in New York City, the concert featured […]

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February 23, 2015: Teen-to-Teen Mental Health Summit

The Teen-to-Teen Mental Health Summit was a GREAT success! Approximately 200 community members came out to hear six brave speakers share their stories of struggle and survival and later participated in a discussion with parent panelists and mental health professionals. See news coverage of the event here: NBC News4 video: “Fairfax Co. Teens Unite to […]

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June 5, 2014 – Teen-to-Teen Mental Health Summit

Over 200 people – including 70 current high school students – attended the Teen-to-Teen Mental Health Summit held at the Alden Theatre in McLean, VA, co-sponsored by The Josh Anderson Foundation and The Safe Community Coalition. The summit provided a forum for students and parents to discuss mental health following the two suicides at Langley High […]

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