Giovan "G for short" Bazan, an international mental health speaker, shares his story growing up in the foster care system. As a victim of physical and sexual abuse as a child, he spent years heavily medicated. "G" battled with his own depression and suicidal thoughts, but through his own incredible journey became an international advocate for youth in the foster care system.

Drugs: Yes, No, Maybe? | Hope Givers | Episode 4

Drugs: Yes, No, Maybe? | Hope Givers | Episode 4

Giovan "G for short" Bazan, an international mental health speaker, shares his story growing up in the foster care system. As a victim of physical and sexual abuse as a child, he spent years heavily medicated. "G" battled with his own depression and suicidal thoughts, but through his own incredible journey became an international advocate for youth in the foster care system. In this episode, we learn about resilience, advocacy, the power of storytelling, whether you should "just say no" to drugs, and what the pandemic taught one high school senior in Arizona. Musical Guest is LOCS.