“I want to talk about school support systems and the importance of teachers that recognize not only the negatives, but the positive things teenagers are doing. It’s important to make teenagers feel confident in the positive things that they are doing, and give them attention for it, so that they don’t seek that attention by doing bad things.” — Jaydah
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