Vergennes Union Middle School Youth Create Powerful Video to Support Mental Health

The Vergennes Union Middle School Student Response Team (SRT) created a powerful and informative video featuring interviews with youth and adults discussing mental health in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the social and political reckonings of the past few years. The SRT took part in the October Getting to “Y” training […]

UP’s GTY Coordinator, Sharon Koller, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

We are thrilled to share that UP for Learning’s own Sharon Koller was selected as a 2022 recipient of Prevention Works! VT’s Prevention Champion Lifetime Achievement Award! This award recognizes Sharon’s more than 30 years of tireless dedication to youth mental health, education and prevention, including her time as a Student Assistance Program counselor at […]

Cherokee Nation Pilots Getting to ‘Y’

With the support of the Cherokee Nation Public Health Department, students in Oklahoma’s Tahlequah High School are participating in UP for Learning’s Getting to ‘Y’ program. Seven members of the Tahlequah High School Student Council have taken on the role of Getting to ‘Y’ Core Team.  Over the course of several weeks in December, 2021, […]