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Mental Health

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YOUTH FRIENDLY ONLINE RESOURCES

  • Center for Young Women’s Health and Young Men’s Health: These websites provides a series of guides on emotional health, including on test anxiety, depression, bullying, and eating disorders.  
  • Go Ask Alice!: Geared at young adults, this question and answer website contains a large database of questions about a variety of concerns surrounding emotional health. 
  • Girls Health.Gov: The "Your Feelings" section of this website offers guidance to teenage girls on recognizing a mental health problem, getting help, and talking to parents. 
  • Jed Foundation: Promoting emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, this website provides an online resource center, ULifeline, a public dialogue forum, Half of Us, and Transition Year, resources and tools to help students transition to college. 
  • Kelty Mental Health Resource Center: Reference sheets are provided that list top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support for mental health disorders. 
  • Reach Out: This website provides information on specific mental health disorders, as well as resources to help teens make safe plans when feeling suicidal, and helpful tips on how to relax. 
  • Teens HealthProviding a safe place for teens who need honest and accurate information, this website provides resources on mental health issues. 
  • Teen Mental HealthGeared towards teenagers, this website provides learning tools on a variety of mental illnesses, videos, and resources for friends. 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES INSTITUTES

MENTAL HEALTH MEDICATION GUIDES

  • Head MedsThis website gives young people focused information about the most common medicines prescribed for mental health conditions. 
  • Making Healthy Choices: This guide provides information for youth in foster care related to making decisions about their mental health, treatment options, and the use of psychotropic medications. 

APPS AND TECH SERVICES

  • Headspace – Meditation App – a fantastic app that helps you learn how to meditate. There are 10 free lessons, and it also has a paid version.
  • Beacon 2.0: Beacon is a portal to online applications (websites, mobile applications and internet support groups) for mental disorders reviewed and rated by health experts.
  • Health TalkThis website reflects the lived experience of mental health conditions, including research-based modules with hours of recording and analysis. 
  • Mindfulness for TeensThis website has resources to help teens use mindfulness to handle stress and includes apps to practice meditation and guided mediation recordings. 
  • Mood 247: A text messaging system that provides an easy way to record how you’re feeling and tracks your daily moods to share with friends, family, or a health professional. 
  • Strength of Us: An online community designed to inspire young adults impacted by mental health issues to think positive, stay strong and achieve goals through peer support and resource sharing. 

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Advocacy

  • Active MindsThe leading nonprofit that empowers college students to speak openly about mental health, Active Minds aims to educate others and encourage help-seeking. 
  • Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education NetworkGLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. This website provides resources on finding GSA Chapters, and tools on how to establish or re-establish a GSA. 
  • StopBullying.Gov: This website offers resources specifically for teens to prevent bullying in their schools and communities and provides resources for those being bullied. 
  • Teens Against Bullying: Created by and for teens, this website is a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, take action, be heard, and own an important social cause. 
  • Time to Change:  As England’s biggest program to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination, this advocacy website provides ways to join the campaign and get others involved. 
  • Youth Resource: Created by and for LGBTQ young people, this website provides information and resources on self-harm and suicide, personal stories and accounts, and useful hotlines. 

MWABA & West Athletics Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor of West Athletics? Contact the Madison West Athletic Booster Association (MWABA) at http://www.mwaba.org

State Champion Sponsors ($5,000)

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Anderson Family Foundation

2020 Rally for Regents State Champion Sponsor: Anderson Family Foundation [five (5) West High School Graduates!] is a repeat sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!


2020 Rally for Regents - Sectionals Champion Sponsors

Sponsored by Children's Dental Center of Madison, S.C.

Children's Dental Center of Madison, S.C.

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2020 Rally for Regents Sectionals Champion Sponsor: Children's Dental Center of Madison is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!

Sponsored by Findorff

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2020 Rally for Regents Sectionals Champion Sponsor: Findorff is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!

Sponsored by Reynolds Transfer & Storage

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2020 Rally for Regents Sectionals Champion Sponsor: Reynolds Transfer & Storage is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!


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Sponsored by Zimmerman Architectural Studios

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2020 Rally for Regents Regionals Champion Sponsor: Zimmerman Architectural Studios is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!


2020 Rally for Regents - Conference Champion Sponsors

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5Nines

2020 Rally for Regents Conference Champion Sponsor: 5Nines is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!

Sponsored by Boardman & Clark LLP

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2020 Rally for Regents Conference Champion Sponsor: Boardman & Clark LLC is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!

Sponsored by Oak Bank

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2020 Rally for Regents Conference Champion Sponsor: Oak Bank is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!

Sponsored by Periodontal & Implant Specialists of Madison - Matthew E. Lorson, DDS

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2020 Rally for Regents Conference Champion Sponsor: Dr. Matthew E. Lorson with Periodontal & Implant Specialists of Madison is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!

Sponsored by Best Western Plus Inntowner Madison

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2020 Rally for Regents Conference Champion Sponsor: Best Western Plus Inntowner Madison is a repeat sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!

Sponsored by Hausmann-Johnson Insurance

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2020 Rally for Regents Conference Champion Sponsor: Hausmann-Johnson Insurance is a first time sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!

Sponsored by Orthodontic Specialists of Madison

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2020 Rally for Regents Conference Champion Sponsor: Orthodontic Specialists of Madison is a repeat sponsor of MWABA & West Athletics via the Rally for Regents!


2019-2020 Restaurant Night / Shopping Night Sponsors

Sponsored by Barriques

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Barriques has been supporting MWABA & West Athletics via dedicated Restaurant Nights for a number of years!

Sponsored by Great Dane Hilldale

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The Great Dane Hilldale has been supporting MWABA & West Athletics via dedicated Restaurant Nights for a number of years!

Sponsored by Curry in the Box

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Curry in the Box has been supporting MWABA & West Athletics via dedicated restaurant nights at their Madison & Fitchburg locations for many years!

Sponsored by Panera Bread Fitchburg

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Panera Bread Fitchburg is a first time supporter of MWABA & West Athletics via a dedicated Restaurant Night!

Sponsored by Gates & Brovi

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Gates & Brovi has been supporting MWABA & West Athletics via dedicated restaurant nights at their Madison location for many years!

Sponsored by Title Nine Hilldale

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Title Nine Hilldale has been supporting MWABA & West Athletics via dedicated Shopping Days for a number of years!