Pearce Theatre is committed to supporting the mental and emotional health of teens and young adults in this community.
Before the show on Friday and Saturday, September 16-17 at 6:30 p.m., there will be representatives from National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Hope's Door, Waterford Academy, Embody Love Movement, and loveisrespect in the lobby of the theatre sharing information about the services they provide. Please stop by to check them out.
Following the show on Saturday, September 17, JJ Pearce Crisis Counselor Kristy Sender and JJ Pearce Counselor Annette Moran will lead a brief panel discussion on ending teen bullying along with representatives from each of the abovementioned organizations.
This is not just a musical. It's a movement to end teen bullying and promote mental health.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI.org) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Hope's Door (hopesdoorinc.org) specializes in comprehensive intervention and prevention services for everyone affected by intimate partner and family violence – from victim to abuser. Crisis Line: 972-422-SAFE (7233).
Waterford Academy (waterfordacademyllc.com) helps our teens recognize the value in their lives by learning how to find contentment and achieve success, while maintaining a sober and a healthy lifestyle. Waterford Academy’s staff of Licensed Professional Counselors provides developmentally appropriate group, individual, and family counseling as opportunities to access, express, and process emotions appropriately throughout recovery.
Embody Love Movement (embodylovemovement.org) offers programs designed to empower girls and women to celebrate their inner beauty, commit to kindness, and contribute meaningful change in the world.
loveisrespect (loveisrespect.org) is the ultimate resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse. It is a project of Break the Cycle and the National Domestic Violence Hotline.
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