Brainstorming Blog

Newtown Brain Health First Aid Course

TAF Friends, Here is another opportunity to attend a Youth Brain Health First Aid class, free of charge! Here is the skinny: 1. The next course is Saturday, September 19th – To sign up, simply RSVP using the form found here: Sept 19 Course RSVP  2. We are offering these courses to help

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Imagine the Possibilities, Not a Tough SELL

Imagine if there were skills you could impart during childhood that would virtually guarantee your adulthood success. A way to make sure your future would be filled with health, wealth, and happiness. Imagine a world where the ‘bottom line’ would become a socially and emotionally responsible high bar and the world would no

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Honoring the Past, Paving the Way Into the Future

We all face adversity to different degrees throughout our lives. Some of these experiences are small and easily managed, while others are quite substantial and profoundly life-changing. Indeed it is how we face and embrace them that shapes our lives and makes us who we are. These adverse experiences may

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Brain Health First Aid

TAF Friends, We are excited to offer Youth Brain Health First Aid classes, free of charge, to the Newtown and surrounding community. Here is the skinny: 1. The next course is July 11th – To sign up, simply RSVP using the form found here: July 11 Course RSVP  2. We

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What’s Your Story?

My name is Cary DeYoung and I am a Newtown High School Senior here in Sandy Hook, CT. For the past year and a half I have had the pleasure to intern at the Avielle Foundation. During this time, we have studied the amazing world of neuroscience and the intersection

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In My Mind

Hi Friends of the Avielle Foundation! This is a message coming from our very own Ace Robinson: The LGBT People of Color Behavioral Health Conference Examining Our Challenges Healing for Our Strengths will be held in NYC on October 8th. If you have any questions, contact Ace Robinson at: [email protected]

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DR. RICHMAN KEYNOTE SPEAKER

As announced in the New England Journal of Medicine, we are excited to be a part of the Curry College Criminal Justice Program’s New Directions in Violence Prevention conference on Tuesday, May 12th. Come support us (1071 Blue Hill Avenue, Milton, MA 02186)! Dr. Richman will be the key note

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Team Mud for Brains 2015

Thank you Tough Mudder for making this wonderful video and sharing it with your followers. If anyone is interested in joining The Avielle Foundation’s Mud for Brains Tough Mudder team, message us at [email protected] Post by Tough Mudder.

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On Being Human(e)

The Avielle Foundation has had the honor to work with youth across our country — They never fail to inspire and amaze us. We must not forget that our future depends on their imagination and inspiration.  A few months back I had the opportunity to talk with some amazing youth

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Support TAF’s Inspiring Athletes

The Avielle Foundation is fortunate to have such amazing grass-roots support — From children to small business owners, parents, teachers, and kindhearted visionaries of all makes and models who find the most creative ways to fund-raise and support the Foundation.  Today I would like to introduce you to a few of our athletes

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