Girls deserve your support for their mental health.
“The most important topic for me was digital wellness. It helped to talk about my own issues, relate to other girls with similar problems, and think about solutions together.” – 14-year-old Task Force participant
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It’s sink-or-swim time for girls*.
Why? The studies are adding up, and the results are deeply distressing.
- By their mid-teens, girls are twice as likely to be diagnosed with a mood disorder (such as depression or anxiety) than boys.
- Girls ages 12-17 are attempting suicide at a 50 percent higher rate than before the pandemic.
- Teens needing hospitalization for eating disorders doubled in the Bay Area during the pandemic.
And social media app companies like Facebook are not interested in helping solve this problem, even when it’s made public.
We’ll use your gift to engage hundreds of girls to learn digital wellness skills to improve their mental health — not just in the Bay Area, but across the United States.
Make your gift today, and get About-Face on our way to reaching girls across the country.
To donate via check, mail to:
2261 Market Street #139
San Francisco, CA 94114
Our EIN is 26-2768240.
Have stock? About-Face accepts gifts of stock, which saves you money on taxes and increases the total donation to us. Email us for the details.
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*About-Face welcomes and includes gender-expansive youth. To us, “girls” means self-identified girls, trans girls, gender-expansive youth, gender non-conforming, and non-binary youth.