Imagine Thriving

Adults and Youth Learn the Distress Signs of Mental Health

Imagine Thriving and Youth Intervention Programs Association trained people in identifying distress signs in youth

FARGO – A Fargo organization is teaming up with a youth intervention association to bring mental health training to both youth and adults. Imagine Thriving and Youth Intervention Programs Association trained people in identifying distress signs in youth and ways to better their mental health. The “Not Alone” documentary was played with a purpose of demonstrating how the topic of…

Local Organizations Make a Stand to Stop Growing Suicide Rates

Every state except Nevada saw an increase in the number of suicides since 1999

FARGO, N.D. — Baylee Enquist was just one of thousands of teenagers across the country who deal with sadness on a daily basis. “I was struggling a lot in middle school with depression and anxiety, and was having a hard time reaching out and once I did, I was able to get on the path to be well again,” said Enquist,…

Sheyenne Senior Ashlen Wright Receives Coca-Cola Scholarship

Wright is one of 150 students nationwide to win the honor

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A Sheyenne High School senior is one of 150 students nationwide to win a scholarship from Coca–Cola. Ashlen Wright was named a Coke scholar, earning a $20,000 college scholarship and a trip to Atlanta to attend a leadership seminar. Wright is a student volunteer with Imagine Thriving in Fargo, pairing students who are battling depression with the…

Sheyenne High School Senior Receives National Recognition

Ashlen Wright was one of two recipients from North Dakota to receive the Prudential Spirit of Community Award

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — A senior at Sheyenne High School has made her mark in raising awareness for suicide prevention and mental health issues. After the death of her close friend Justin Olien, Ashlen Wright took action to help others battling depression and other mental illnesses. Wright got involved as the Student Representative for Imagine Thriving, and also organized events…