Ending the Stigma

Ending the Stigma is a program designed for student audiences.  This in-school presentation is devoted to giving students an opportunity to learn about mental health conditions through an informative PowerPoint, short videos, and personal testimony.

For more information, please contact Natasha LaVine at natasha@namisf.org

  • A 50 minute, free presentation for middle & high school students 

  • Presented by 1-2 individuals with lived experience 

  • Topics include warning signs of mental health conditions, coping strategies, ways to help a friend, and more

  • Students will receive youth-specific resource handout

Learn more

If you are interested in scheduling a presentation, please fill out this request form


It is recommended that you put your request in at least three weeks in advance since we rely on volunteer availability.


To become a presenter, you must complete a training that helps you craft your personal story and prepares you to present it to audiences.


  1. Contact us at volunteer@namisf.org to learn more about opportunities

  2. Complete an online training

  3. Attend an in-person training


For additional resources for students seeking additional resources, click on the link below.

Link to Resouce Page: https://www.namisf.org/ending-the-stigma-resources