New Book, The Only Way Out, Drives Home a Powerful Message about Youth Bullying and Mental Health at a Time When We Need it Most

JANUARY 31, 2022 Toronto, ON – January 31, 2022 – In her recently released debut novel, The Only Way Out, Katie Kuperman tells the heart-wrenching and inspiring tale of a bully, a victim and a bystander. It was the tragic story of Amanda Todd in British Columbia that inspired Katie to write the book, which […]


Stop the Bullying Cycle

I often wonder how someone could ever intentionally bully another person. Numerous thoughts flutter through my racing mind…          “It’s impossible to be so cruel.”          “How can people act so terribly towards others?”         “Being kind is so simple.”          “If we all just treated each other with respect, there would be no such thing […]


‘Sophie’s Squad’ Seeks To Raise Mental Health Awareness In Youth Sports

CBS Minnesota Thursday is opening night for Minnesota’s high school hockey season, and one game is raising awareness about mental health. Rogers’ JV and varsity teams will face Sartell/Sauk Rapids at Rogers Activity Center, and it’s coinciding with an event called “Hockey Hits Back.” It’s hosted by the nonprofit Sophie’s Squad, which was founded this […]


Family Speaks Out After ‘Happy’ 10-Year-Old Daughter Dies by Suicide Following Reports of Bullying Isabella Tichenor’s family said she was an “amazing, kind, and beautiful 10-year-old” who “touched the hearts of everyone she came in contact with”. A Utah family is expressing their anguish after their 10-year-old daughter, who they believe was being bullied in school, tragically died by suicide over the weekend. The family of Isabella “Izzy” Tichenor said they […]