Suicide Prevention

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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WMU: Creative Advocacy 2018, School Truancy Not Punishable by Incarceration; Virginia Teens Pass Mental Health Law

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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 [...]

Love, Loss, and ‘Rising Strong’

September is Suicide Prevention Month. In my circle of work, however, every month is Suicide Prevention Month. Two years ago, during my sophomore year, I lost a peer to suicide—this was not the first death by suicide at my school, and it was unfortunately not the last. Over the past few years, suicide shaped the [...]