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YouthHealth USA's TSI Testimonials

George Benson
Average Day
Joey Fatone
Troubled Youth Having Fun Participating

10 time Grammy Winner Mr. George Benson, and YouthHealth USA's Michael Bolden working with a teen

Several volunteers with Executive Director at conference with two young men we were helping
Joey Fatone (N Sync) and YouthHealth USA Executive Director Michael Bolden
A young boy who lost his father and became angry and rebellious. We worked with him to show him how to CHOOSE2BPOSITIVE.

H Charles Fishman M.D., Co-author with Salvador Minuchin Family Therapy Techniques
"Most effective model of Group Therapy for adolescents that I've seen. The kids vote with their feet in terms of compliance and quality."

tsi-picHugh Clarkson MD, Child Psychiatrist
"TSI effectively reaches teenagers and then draws them into looking at their lives and the choices they’re making without moralizing or patronizing. The program is very valuable."

Dr Clarkson is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, and is Clinical Head at Campbell Lodge, Middlemore Hospital which is the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outpatient Clinic of the Counties Manukau District Health Board, New Zealand. He is available to answer enquiries from senior health professional at

A Mother and Father
"5 years ago our son was on the streets, doing drugs and failing school. He went through TSI and what a change; he went from failing at school to "A" bursary and is now a successful Law student at one of New Zealand’s top universities. TSI saved our boy."

School Teacher
"Thank you once again for your story and inspiration as without it I doubt that I would still be working… as a teacher."

Safer Streets Trust
"In New Zealand the Safer Streets Trust, in conjunction with the NZ Mental Health Foundation, has developed a life skills program for 12–13 year olds, which is taught in High Schools as a part of the health Curriculum. The Journey to Wellbeing has received very gratifying praise from the schools where it has been taught. The response from them is outstanding, which indicates that the need for such a program is very real. The pupils, too are finding the program hugely useful as well as fun. The Trust is well on the way to achieving its aim of making it available to every High school in the country."

Letters   Articles   Letters from Therapists
Letter from the University of San Francisco
Letter from Gary
Letter from the Plows Family
Letter from Bill Hubbard, Rosehill College
Letter from Pakuranga High School
Letter from Mangere Central School
Letter from D.A.R.E. to Listener
Suicidal Behavaviour Among a Clinical Sample of Children and Adolescents in New Zealand
Éisteach Winter 2004 Article
USF - Review Abstract
Community Trust Health Report
Listener Article
60 Minutes TV Article News Story
Letter from Campbell Lodge
Letter from Dr Michael Rimm on TSI
Letter from the University of San Francisco Outlining Training Relationships
Letter from Aaron Russell owner of PC Pit Stop

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