/grit/: (noun) courage and resolve; strength of character; toughness; the ability to recover quickly from difficulties
Welcome to grit2!
We are a non-profit organization connecting local parents and teens with mental wellness education and support to help flourish in today's world
Success is not final.
Failure is not fatal,
It is the courage to continue that counts.
- Winston Churchill
Today’s teenagers are experiencing unprecedented levels of mental health issues, anxiety and stress.
grit2 is a Downers Grove-based 501(c)3 that connects our community with resources to help support our teens. We provide local educational opportunities focused on raising resilient teens that flourish in today's world.
Through local speakers and events as well as resource and information sharing, grit2 helps parents and teens to engage on a variety of topics including mindful parenting, anxiety and depression, parent/teen communication and more. Together, we hope to connect area parents and their teens with the support they need to create the life they want.
If you or someone you love is in crisis
please contact 911 or go to your local
To empower today's parents and teens to flourish in mind, body and spirit by connecting the community with information, tools and resources.