Mental Health

Learn about the chemicals in our brains that impact our mental health, the stigmas associated with mental health, and ways we can promote our mental well-being to rewrite the narrative around mental health

Youth explore brain chemistry as well as how they can care for themselves and their brain health. With unique features, including youth-generated instructional videos and tips for taking concrete action against mental health stigma and bias, youth learn about how mental health is addressed globally, while working to create a kinder, more compassionate world.

#EverydayBrainHealth Youth explore and share stories about the connection between our minds and our emotions, how specific chemicals in the brain impact our mental health, and what we can do to strengthen our mental health.

#EverydayStigma Youth explore and share stories about local perceptions of mental health and the stigma that comes from our communities related to mental illness.

#EverydayScreenFree Youth explore and share stories about the correlation between excessive social media use, screen time, and mental health.

#EverydayAction Youth design action plans for breaking down mental health stigmas.

How it Works

Global Nomads Group uses technology to connect youth with their global peers to explore and respond to the issues they care most about – from individual identity to global hunger to human rights. Whether participating in live conversations or exchanging stories in our online courses, young people are able to listen intently, share viewpoints, and explore both the similarities and differences in their lives. These eye-widening, mind-opening, and perspective-shifting exchanges are at the core of our programming and allow youth to powerfully experience our shared humanity.

Engaging Video Episodes

3-4 hours per topic

Youth (ages 12-19) explore a global theme through video episodes that include engaging content and global peer story exchange. Video episodes include captioning (in English and Arabic), ASL interpretation and image descriptions.

Interactive Online Courses

6-8 hours per topic

Youth (ages 12-19) explore a global theme through engaging content and curated resources, interactive activities, and story exchange with their global peers.

Live Conversations


Youth (ages 16-25) engage in youth-facilitated live discussions with their global peers and join a vibrant online community that explores and celebrates our differences and connections.

Facilitated Live Events

Our trained facilitators lead discussion groups in which youth (ages 12-19) can learn with and from their global peers about a pressing global issue and about each other’s lives.

Storytelling Creates Change

In order for youth to find each other’s lives plausible, Global Nomads Group leverages the power of storytelling. Rather than have global youth share opinions and information about themselves with one another, we engage them in sharing stories with one another.

The stories are often brief, yet impactful, revealing deep truths through small moments, bringing social issues to life through day-to-day realities a deep-rooted global issue.

Learning Standards Alignment

Guided by academic research and deep empathy for young people’s interests and experiences, GNG’s standards-aligned curricula help youth develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to thrive in the 21st century. Through sharing stories and building human connections, youth are inspired to explore global issues through a personal, local and global lens and lead positive change in their communities.

Choose the format that best support your learning objectives (or use them all!) and receive training and support from Global Nomads Group to implement in your classroom.

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