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Support Young Minds This Holiday Season

2017 marked Young Minds Advocacy’s five-year anniversary. Our healthcare reform litigation has made intensive home and community-based mental health services available to thousands of young people. By speaking out, we have improved the way foster youth in California access care, increased accountability by ensuring that mental healthcare outcomes will be measured, and pushed California [...]

By | 2017-12-11T18:46:14+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Featured Posts|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of December 8, 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: 'I-AM [...]

By | 2017-12-08T03:11:34+00:00 December 7th, 2017|California, Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of December 1, 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 | 2017-12-01T02:09:23+00:00 November 30th, 2017|California, Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

On Giving Tuesday, Support Young Women’s Mental Health!

Young Minds Advocacy’s Generation Bold project addresses the unique mental health needs of young women. The Gen Bold initiative promotes women’s voices, addresses barriers to care for girls, and uses storytelling as a tool for change. Young women are more likely than men to experience anxiety and depression – and, more likely to encounter [...]

By | 2017-11-28T17:08:29+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Featured Posts, Gen Bold|0 Comments

Gen Bold Helps Young Women Break The Silence

Young women everywhere are grappling with sexual assault and harassment. Stories shared in the newfound media awareness show that sexual assault, harassment, and other forms of gendered violence are pervasive in our culture. The impacts of sexual assault and harassment are lost jobs, thwarted opportunities, suppressed potential, not to mention the more direct impacts [...]

WMU: News for the Week of November 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: Spreading [...]

By | 2017-11-22T10:56:20+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of November 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: Scientists [...]

By | 2017-11-17T16:35:41+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Amazing Annabelle, Adieu

Five years ago, I created Young Minds Advocacy to improve the lives of young people with serious mental health challenges. I didn’t do this alone: My daughter Annabelle joined me in founding the organization. At the time, some people recommended against launching a not-for-profit “family affair;” but, as it turns out, I’ve never made [...]

By | 2017-11-13T19:54:19+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Featured Posts|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of November 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: UC [...]

By | 2017-11-09T01:00:23+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of November 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: Brain [...]

By | 2017-11-03T16:32:55+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments