Improving Mental Health Services for Teens and Young Adults

Although the prevalence and burden of mental illness is the greatest in children and young people, adolescents and young adults are the least likely population group to seek help or to access professional care for mental health problems. Mental health issues do not just burden the person with the illness – their family and [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:22:30+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Community Voices|0 Comments

Voices of Creative Advocacy: Tristin Severns

Note: editors of the Weekly MashUp will be attending CMHACY this week. We look forward to bringing you a special edition of the WMU when we return.  On April 29th, we hosted our kick off to Mental Health Awareness Month event, Creative Advocacy, in San Francisco. We honored five youth and adult advocates for their work [...]

By | 2017-05-16T15:41:40+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Community Voices, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Researchers find barriers to care for youth with MH needs; Study highlights need for behavioral and physical health care integration

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 Thursday! Search For [...]

By | 2017-05-11T15:25:44+00:00 May 10th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Yoga to support MH of JJ-involved girls; female veteran suicide rate increasing; CA prisons could be fined for delayed MH treatment

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 Thursday! Yoga Helps [...]

By | 2017-04-27T17:26:09+00:00 April 27th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

In-home substance use treatment shows results; SF Young Adult Court calls on Science; Suicide deterrent system to be constructed on GG Bridge

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 Thursday! Home-Based Drug [...]

By | 2017-04-20T23:59:01+00:00 April 20th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: Video games may help some kids with attention issues; Kids of incarcerated men have increased health concerns

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 Thursday! This Video [...]

By | 2017-04-13T17:36:53+00:00 April 13th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Wellness Starts With Our Youth: A Series on Bay Area Youth Leading Change in Mental Health

Part 2 with Nadia Ghaffari, Founder of TeenzTalk Please see part 1 of series. Nadia was first introduced to mental health in her psychology class during 10th grade. Her community had previously experienced two teen suicide clusters, so she knew the topic was important, but like most of her classmates, she lacked a tangible [...]

By | 2017-04-11T17:45:32+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Community Voices, Featured Posts|0 Comments

WMU: New bill bars prosecution of kids under 12; Birth control & depression; Digital mental health communities

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 Thursday! Too Young [...]

By | 2017-04-06T17:54:32+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Impact of racism and intergenerational trauma; Supreme Court win for students with disabilities; LGBTQ suicide in Utah

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 Thursday! Child Trauma [...]

By | 2017-03-30T23:44:12+00:00 March 30th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: DHCS Reviews GOP Healthcare Plan; Opioid Use Declines in Teens; Americans Favor Rehabilitation Over Incarceration

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 Thursday! Summary and [...]

By | 2017-03-23T17:44:56+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments