Comets Care: I Matter; You Matter; We Matter

Through this student-led club initiative, we help to erase the stigma around mental illness by increasing awareness and education and fostering student empowerment.

We will work together to fight substance abuse in our schools and community.

Operating as usual

Photos from Comets Care: I Matter; You Matter; We Matter's post 11/19/2021

This week students with Comets Care: I Matter; You Matter; We Matter donated bags to some of the winter sports teams. Inside the bags were water bottles, hand sanitizer, and educational materials about mental health and substance abuse. πŸ’™πŸ€πŸ’™ we wish all our athletes the best! We’re stronger together.

10/24/2019

Continuing to spread the word! Education is key πŸ’«πŸ’š

10/23/2019

Students educating their peers about the risks associated with vaping πŸ’šπŸ’«

10/15/2019

Soooo excited!!! The application process will begin in January!

We hope you're revving up your YADAPP engines for YADAPP 2020! It's never too early to start talking with future Participants about the year-long commitment to participate in YADAPP. Head on over to our website for more information to share with Participants and their parents. www.YADAPP.com

youtube.com 09/23/2019

Meth Match :60 | What Happens When You Try Meth

https://youtu.be/qkEEXjod1Ck

youtube.com Methamphetamine (meth) is easy to get addicted to but recovery is hard. Watch what happens when a first-time meth user goes up against the Meth Monster. To l...

09/22/2019
09/08/2019
09/07/2019

Comets Care: I Matter; You Matter; We Matter will hold it's first meeting on Wednesday, September 11th in Ms. Bane's room A 223 at 3:30. Please have rides there at 4:30. If you’re an athlete, you can still join! Just swing by and see me. Everyone is invited to attend and see what we're about. Ms. Barnes has membership forms, or you can get one from the meeting!

goodmorningamerica.com 09/05/2019

Michigan becomes 1st state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

goodmorningamerica.com Michigan became the first state in the nation to ban flavored e-cigarettes.

09/01/2019
08/22/2019
08/21/2019
amazon.com 08/19/2019

Check out my list on Amazon

Thank you for considering us

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2AFODVMZWDUT0?ref_=wl_share

amazon.com

eatingdisorderhope.com 08/17/2019

Study of Anorexia and the New Developments to Genetics and Psychology

eatingdisorderhope.com An in-depth study of anorexia discovered a genetic component exists on the genome where genes connected to anorexia risk factors were located.

08/16/2019

πŸ’«New pictures from YADAPP popped up today on their page πŸ’š

distractify.com 08/15/2019

Teenager's Lung Collapses After Vaping for 18 Months

distractify.com Chance Ammirata needed emergency surgery because his lung was so damaged after using a Juul. He's now urging people to give up vaping.

08/12/2019

πŸ’«Our girls presented at the school board meeting tonight πŸ’š

08/10/2019

Statistics taken from www.drugabuse.gov

08/10/2019

Special thank you to Mat and Stephanie Robinson for opening up your home to us tonight so that we could prepare for the school board presentation this coming Monday. πŸ’«πŸ’š

08/07/2019

Mia Lewis and Aaliyah Paige representing Comets Care at 9th grade orientation this morning πŸ’š Love the passion and enthusiasm they have πŸ’«

08/06/2019

National Night Out! πŸ’«πŸ’šπŸ’«
Thank you Mia Lewis and Aaliyah Paige for helping, too!!

08/03/2019
08/03/2019

Comets Care is trying to raise some money. We have a YADAPP backpack with school supplies inside and an awesome Comets Care water bottle.
We are selling chances $1 each. We are only selling 300 chances.
Please let us know if you'd like a chance. We will be at National Night Out with the backpack and tickets to sell!
Post here if you'd like a chance to win!

08/03/2019

Stop by the back to school expo and say hi!

08/02/2019

Back to school expo is tomorrow! Come by and grab a membership form if your child is in 8th-12th grade. We also have some giveaways and shirts to sell. Hope to see you there! πŸ’«πŸ’šπŸ’«πŸ’šπŸ’«πŸ’š

08/01/2019

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you to Tiffany Howard with Safe Harbor Recovery Center for our first donation!

07/29/2019

Comets Care: Getting to know our community

Please go to the following survey so we can have to data we need for the mini-grant we won at YADAPP

Https://freeonlinesurveys.com/s/EwpzioPO#/0

Thanks in advance and please feel free to share!

freeonlinesurveys.com ​We want to get to know our Community.Β  Help us find out about our community and issues that we face.Β  We do not ask for an email address or your name.Β  Please help us!

yourgv.com 07/29/2019

High school students form β€˜Comets Care’

http://www.yourgv.com/news/education/high-school-students-form-comets-care/article_97799722-b17a-11e9-b110-5b4b17925843.html

yourgv.com β€œI matter; you matter; we matter,” is the message some Comets students hope to get across with their newly formed organization, β€œComets Care.”

07/29/2019

πŸ’šπŸ’«πŸ’šπŸ’«πŸ’šπŸ’«πŸ’šπŸ’«

07/24/2019

Special thanks to Ashley Renee Hodge at The Gazette-Virginian for interviewing Comets Care this morning!

forbes.com 07/23/2019

Teen’s Two-Pod A Day Juul Addiction Caused Massive Stroke, Lawsuit Says

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/kenrickcai/2019/07/18/teen-two-pod-a-day-juul-addiction-caused-massive-stroke-lawsuit-vaping-e-cigarettes/amp/

forbes.com The stroke required three brain surgeries and left the plaintiff with left side paralysis, speech impairment and a 50% loss of vision from both eyes, the lawsuit alleges.

07/19/2019

These girls WON a mini grant!!!!!! They came here on faith, showed up, and showed off! My heart is full πŸ’šπŸ’« great things are coming to Halifax!!! #yadapp

07/19/2019

Our last speaker

07/19/2019

πŸ’« These girls will move mountains πŸ’« #yadapp

07/19/2019

Brooklyn representing πŸ’«HalifaxπŸ’š at #yadapp

Videos (show all)

Address

South Boston, VA
24592

Other Nonprofit Organizations in South Boston (show all)
Bethune Scholarship Foundation Bethune Scholarship Foundation
South Boston, 24592

The Bethune Scholarship Foundation is the fund raising arm of the Mary M. Bethune Alumni and Associates. The Bethune Scholarship Foundation's mission is to provide college scholarships annually to high school graduates in Halifax County, Virginia.

Halifax County Humane Society Halifax County Humane Society
South Boston, 24592

Dedicated to saving and improving the lives of animals in Halifax County, Virginia, through fostering, adoption and promoting responsible spay/neuter.

The South Boston - Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History The South Boston - Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History
1540 Wilborn Ave
South Boston, 24592

Fine arts and history museum focused on preserving and exhibiting the rich history and culture of Southside Virginia.

Tri-County Community Action Agency's Mentor Role Model Program Tri-County Community Action Agency's Mentor Role Model Program
Washington Coleman Community Center
South Boston, 24592

Being a mentor is an important part of solution!

Halifax County National Night Out Halifax County National Night Out
P.O. 366
South Boston, 24592

National Night Out" (NNO), is a unique crime/drug prevention event held nationwide. Our local event is sponsored by the Halifax County NNO committee, local law enforcement agencies, local businesses, and citizens.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 8, Inc. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 8, Inc.
1710 Jeffress Blvd
South Boston, 24592

The American Legion strives to empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through Service Not Self.

The Virginia Lions District 24-B Mobile Health Unit Committee, Inc. The Virginia Lions District 24-B Mobile Health Unit Committee, Inc.
South Boston, 24592

The 43 Lions Clubs of Central and Southern Virginia are working together to purchase a bus that will be used to provide free vision and hearing screenings

Four-Twelve Student Ministries Four-Twelve Student Ministries
3000 Halifax Rd
South Boston, 24592

We are a community of believers. Growing in a relationship with Jesus Christ. And sharing the gospel through our life's story.

RJ Oliver Memorial Scholarship RJ Oliver Memorial Scholarship
South Boston, 24592

To promote an athletic scholarship in loving memory of Robert "RJ" Oliver.

Fusion Student Ministries Fusion Student Ministries
South Boston, 24592

FUSION- a merging of diverse, distinct, or separate elements into a unified whole. ALL youth groups of Halifax County are invited to come together on the 3rd Friday of each month for a time of fun, fellowship, and spiritual growth!

Halifax County Little Theatre Halifax County Little Theatre
P.O. Box 23
South Boston, 24592

We are a community theatre group based in South Boston, Virginia, with over 60 years of productions in the area.