WMU: News for the Week of August 11, 2017

The Weekly MashUp is a recurring segment on Hear Me Out, the Young Minds’ Blog, highlighting the most pertinent local and national news for children’s mental health advocates. If you haven't already, sign up to be on our email list to get the Weekly MashUp delivered to your inbox automatically, every week! News: Medi-Cal [...]

By | 2017-08-11T19:20:59+00:00 August 11th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Managing Stress and Making It in the Creative World

Sometimes, being creative is a double-edged sword. Your artistic pursuits inspire and motivate you, but the fast-paced, high-stress world of the creative professions wears on you. Unfortunately for many artistic professionals, this leads to battles with depression, addiction, and other mental illness. But pursuing your passions doesn’t have to mean being a tortured artist. [...]

By | 2017-08-10T17:41:24+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Art, Community Voices, Featured Posts, Resources|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of July 24, 2017

The Weekly MashUp is a recurring segment on Hear Me Out, the Young Minds’ Blog, highlighting the most pertinent local and national news for children’s mental health advocates. If you haven't already, sign up to be on our email list to get the Weekly MashUp delivered to your inbox automatically, every week! News: California [...]

By | 2017-07-28T18:50:05+00:00 July 28th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of July 17, 2017

The Weekly MashUp is a recurring segment on Hear Me Out, the Young Minds’ Blog, highlighting the most pertinent local and national news for children’s mental health advocates. If you haven't already, sign up to be on our email list to get the Weekly MashUp delivered to your inbox automatically, every week! News: Depression [...]

By | 2017-07-21T21:28:47+00:00 July 21st, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Everyone Is Worthy of Mental Health Care. Yes, Even You!

For the longest time, I didn’t think I was worthy of mental health care. My work in community mental health made me painfully aware of how limited the resources were--so many people I knew were struggling to access the services they so desperately needed. Many of my peers were dealing with severe mental health [...]

WMU: News for the Week of July 10, 2017

The Weekly MashUp is a recurring segment on Hear Me Out, the Young Minds’ Blog, highlighting the most pertinent local and national news for children’s mental health advocates. If you haven't already, sign up to be on our email list to get the Weekly MashUp delivered to your inbox automatically, every week! News: Millions [...]

By | 2017-07-14T23:30:41+00:00 July 14th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of July 3, 2017

The Weekly MashUp is a recurring segment on Hear Me Out, the Young Minds’ Blog, highlighting the most pertinent local and national news for children’s mental health advocates. If you haven't already, sign up to be on our email list to get the Weekly MashUp delivered to your inbox automatically, every week! News: Gene [...]

By | 2017-07-07T20:36:47+00:00 July 7th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of June 26, 2017

The Weekly MashUp is a recurring segment on Hear Me Out, the Young Minds’ Blog, highlighting the most pertinent local and national news for children’s mental health advocates. If you haven't already, sign up to be on our email list to get the Weekly MashUp delivered to your inbox automatically, every week! News: Studies [...]

By | 2017-06-30T19:09:07+00:00 June 30th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of June 19, 2017

The Weekly MashUp is a recurring segment on Hear Me Out, the Young Minds’ Blog, highlighting the most pertinent local and national news for children’s mental health advocates. If you haven't already, sign up to be on our email list to get the Weekly MashUp delivered to your inbox automatically, every week! News: Senate [...]

By | 2017-06-23T21:51:02+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

YMA Releases New Data Compilation on Access to EPSDT Services

Breaking news! Young Minds Advocacy has released an exclusive table on access to Early, Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) mental health services. The table, available for download here, provides data on California’s provision of Medi-Cal specialty mental health services to children and youth—and, more specifically, a county-by-county comparison of EPSDT penetration rates from [...]