Born This Way Foundation

As the singer pledges her help to the three mass shooting sites, the Trump campaign still owes El Paso $569,000.
We are not naïve, we know that our country is facing crises on many levels, but we also know that in order to stand together to overcome these obstacles we must not only believe but prove that the good outweighs the bad, that our strength outweighs our weakness, and that love outweighs hate.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) should be viewed as a resource in this fight to combat online harassment. When we empower young people with these skills, we can help those who are experiencing online harassment cope with its effects
The Emotion Revolution was launched on the basic belief - supported by a growing body of scientific research - that emotions are fundamental to a young person's decision making, academic achievement, and overall well-being.
While national, big-name groups can have a tremendous reach, organizations that provide programming and resources on the ground -- no matter how small -- are a vital component of the nonprofit ecosystem.
Traditional mental-health delivery methods that we think are appropriate, like telephone hotlines and self-help books, may not actually be useful or effective for young people. Born This Way Foundation is committed to listening to young people themselves and connecting them with the resources they prefer to use.
Typically, telephone hotlines have been promoted as a vital resource for youth who need to reach mental-health professionals. However, more young people than ever are using text messages and digital outlets to communicate. Shouldn't we meet them halfway?
First and foremost, we are an organization that conducts our charitable activity directly, and we fund our own work. We are not a grant-maker that funds the work of other charities, and were never intended to be.
For too many years, we've been afraid to talk about mental health. Too many of us suffer in silence, or fail to help people close to us, because we worry about what others will think.
Listen. That's probably the most important thing you can do for any person who is sharing their story with you. Simply being present and giving them your undivided attention is huge.