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Student Spotlight: Dre Dre is one of our awesome student mentors at Lakeview Centennial High School. He has participated in the Peer-to-Peer Mentoring program since his freshman year, and attributes much of his personal growth to what he has learned through Just Say YES. “The Just Say YES Mentoring Program has changed who I am,” Dre said,...

Verbal Bullying What is verbal bullying? Words are powerful. When it comes to bullying, sometimes verbal bullying can result in deeper wounds long-term than physical bullying. As mentioned in our bullying prevention programs blog post, verbal bullying is one of the four types of bullying. According to stopbullying.gov, The verbal bullying definition is the act of saying or...

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month At Just Say YES, we are constantly adapting to today’s youth culture, working closely with school counselors and administrators to address important topics that are taking place on their campus. When reflecting on the most requested topics in 2018 for our student assemblies, healthy relationships and dating violence were...

Just Say YES Peer-to-Peer Mentor Graduation Written By: Kara DuBois On the evening of Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Just Say YES proudly rolled out the red carpet for the Peer-to-Peer Mentor Graduation held at The Atrium at Granville Arts Center in Garland, Texas. Parents, loved ones, campus leadership and friends of Just Say YES cheered on each...