Mile High Magazine 09/17/2023 Robbie’s Hope

Guest: Lila Paton Program Manager Robbie’s Hope is a teen mental health movement dedicated to cutting teen suicide rates.  It gives them the tools and resources they need to talk openly about their struggles and mental health.  Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people between the ages 18-24 and in Colorado it is the first leading cause of death.  Robbie’s hope has a national ambassador program, they have over 3,000 teens involved nationwide.  Some schools have clubs called Robbie’s club.  They have also started a podcast titled Hopeful Conversations.  On  September 24th they are hosting a Hope Run to raise awareness and to foster a change.  There will be food trucks, games, and the run/walk.

Published: Tuesday, September 19, 2023   |   Runtime: 15:28