Inspiring Hope and Healing for Youth

Kristen Polin

Kristen Polin has a passion for ensuring youth arrive to adulthood healthy and whole.

The CEO of notMYkid (NMK), has 24 years of experience working in nonprofit management and is a respected leader in the prevention and behavioral health sector. Her successful career began at Community Bridges and her transition to notMYkid in 2015 carved out her true heart work and passion for working with youth.

The decision kids make today can impact their tomorrow – in good ways, or bad. At notMYkid they passionately work to educate and protect our community’s kids by providing a full continuum of life-saving prevention, early intervention, behavioral health treatment, and peer support. The team of prevention and behavioral health experts are dedicated to helping youth overcome challenges during their most vulnerable years.  The programs are traditionally delivered in schools, community organizations, at the workplace, direct to devices via a Podcast, and now, virtually, as well. Hear how Kristen and her team help inspire kids to make positive choices.

To learn more about notMYkid, visit

 Original air date: January 21, 2021

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