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LGBTQ+ Youth Lack Support; $25 Million for Homeless Youth; Drug Discount Program

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 each week! Announcements: WEBINAR: SOC [...]

WMU: Only Eating Disorder Outpatient Program Opens in L.A., Road to Success Program Launches in South County

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 each week! Announcements: The San [...]

WMU: AB 1045 Considers Custody of Homeless, Community Health Workers Prevent Mental Health Rearrests

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 each week! Announcements: Thank you [...]

WMU: Integrated Core Practice Model; Mobile Response to Foster Youth Crises

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 each week! Announcements: TODAY: Celebrate [...]

New Fact Sheet on Katie A. Services!

Young Minds Advocacy is excited to share our new fact sheet to help youth access mental health services in their communities. This resource is intended for youth under 21 who are struggling with a mental health condition, and have or are eligible for MediCal coverage (California’s health insurance program for low income people). The [...]

I’m Still a Youth (Advocate)

It’s customary for new staff and team members here at Young Minds Advocacy to write a blog introducing them to the world. It makes sense as a practice because we’re an outward facing organization, and to begin the journey of advocacy here is to begin to flex your voice. I wrote my first introductory [...]

WMU: Unspent MHSA Funds; $30 Million Available for TAY Housing

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 each week! News: Governor Looks [...]

WMU: Rise in Psychotropic Drug Use Linked to Lack of Capacity, Berkeley High School Launches Peer Mental Health Program

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 each week! Announcements:  Join Young [...]

That’s a wrap! Highlights from Creative Advocacy 2018

Our 3rd annual Creative Advocacy, on April 28 2018, brought together YMA staff, friends, families, colleagues and allies for an inspirational night of community and celebration. We left feeling re-engerized in our advocacy work and fortunate for the incredible community we've created. Here are a few of our favorite moments and snapshots from the [...]

WMU: Black Women Less Likely to Get Needed Care; Tridiuum’s New Data-Driven Assessment Tool

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 each week! Announcements:  Our Gen [...]