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Resilience for youth suicide prevention begins with you.

Give today to build a stronger community of young people with hope for tomorrow.

Resilience-building programs from Ryan Bartel Foundation…

Prepare teens with valuable coping skills

Help teens embrace their innate value

Increase youth connectedness

Provide valuable resources

Instill hope

Teen Braces

“I wanted to let you know that your Foundation’s help and teaching, most likely saved my oldest son’s life.”

-Parent of Teen Participant

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"The absence of judgment has given my son a path to follow that has proven reliable, accepting and shown him that he is not destined to forever be an outsider."

-Parent of Teen Participant

Young people today are suffering more than ever before…

In October the American Academy of Pediatrics renewed their declaration of a National State of Emergency in children's mental health

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among 15-24 year-olds in Loudoun and across the nation.

Self-harm and suicide-related ER visits in Virginia rose 40% from 2020 to 2021.

The effects of the pandemic are still being felt by our vulnerable adolescents and we’ve responded with more resilience-building programs. 

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This could not have been accomplished without YOU!

In 2022 we served...

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"The best part of the FORT was finally being accepted.”

-Teen Participant

"I realize that a lot of us are dealing with similar problems and that we are not completely alone."

-Teen Participant

Your donation makes these programs possible. 

Your donation delivers resilience and connectedness throughout the community.

Your donation matters.
There are many ways to support youth suicide prevention including
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