For Teens and
Joining a meeting -in person or on Zoom- is the easiest way to check out Generation S.O.S. Hear inspiring stories from our young sober speakers. You don’t have to participate in the meeting; simply listen. Check out our next meeting.
Create a short video on your mobile phone and post to Instagram, tagging @GenerationSOS #gsosintheirwords
One of our most important programs is helping young adults establish Generation S.O.S. clubs around the country. These clubs — created within high schools, colleges, places of worship, or other community organizations — provide a sense of community where our youth can safely talk about substance use/misuse problems and concerns without stigma or shame.
Club organizers work with Generation S.O.S. leadership to arrange young, sober speakers who meet with club members to share their stories and engage in authentic question and answer sessions.
How to Start a Generation S.O.S. Club at Your School
There are many ways to bring Generation S.O.S. to your school. Use this letter to start a dialogue: https://secureservercdn.net/184.108.40.206/y7i.0df.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/How-to-Bring-Generation-S.O.S-to-your-School-Form-Letter-.docx
If you already know you want to start a Generation S.O.S. club in school, here’s how to do it: https://secureservercdn.net/220.127.116.11/y7i.0df.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Starting-a-Gen-SOS-Club.pdf
For more information please contact Jim Hood, CEO: jim@GenerationSOS.org
Our meetings have been standing room only from the start, with students from many neighboring schools attending. We have phenomenal speakers who connect with the students as no adult could.
There are so many ways to get involved with Generation S.O.S.
Parents are welcome to listen and participate in our meetings and conversations with our speakers. At the end of each meeting, parents are asked to leave, so teens have their own time to speak freely and ask questions without parents present. Check out our next meeting.
We welcome parents’ stories and invite you to send a short video or a few paragraphs to email@example.com
Parents can start a local chapter by becoming a host family. The host family coordinates regular meetings and events and serves as the Generation S.O.S. representative for their community. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for info on how to start a chapter.
My son attended a meeting in New York with a friend and told me, ‘’We need to bring Generation S.O.S. to Miami.” I’m so proud to be a host family for the meetings.
– Darlene, parent, board member, Miami Beach
We are deeply committed to taking the hope, optimism, and peer support of Generation S.O.S. nationwide so that youth everywhere can become a part of our community.
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