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Reach Out

by: Megan M., 9th Grade, Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida
teacher: Anita Wexler

Everyone can see my scars, but no one can see my pain.

quote by: Amber S., 8th Grade, Louise R. Johnson Middle School, Bradenton, Florida
teacher: Fatima Kerroumi

Artist Statement

I created this artwork to that words can hurt someone. Text messages that insult or lash out at someone can create self-doubt. Teenagers are very susceptible to listen, believe and allow these type of messages to deteriorate their self worth. Reach out and help your friends; make sure they know you care.


If you need to reach out, text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.