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Weekly MashUp: Interim report on Palo Alto youth suicides, TFC available Jan. 1, Young adults more likely than other adults to be uninsured

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 Friday! CDC Releases Early [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:52+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Highlights from Recent Youth Mental Health Policy Forum: “Building a True System of Care”

By Annabelle Gardner, Director of Communications On January 8th, Lincoln Child Center in Oakland hosted a mental health policy forum aimed at developing state and federal legislative proposals for improving mental health services for families and youth in California. The forum featured a panel of legislators, policy makers, agency leaders, and mental health advocates. Panelists [...]

Susan Shares Her Story…How Will You Get Involved?

Susan reached out to Young Minds over a year ago, at a time when she really needed support. She told us she wanted to share her experience with mental illness to inspire others and end stigma. Ever since, Susan's been a regular guest blogger on our Community Voices segment. She's also grown into a powerful youth advocate. In a [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:04+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Community Voices, Featured Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This September, Prevention Can Start With You!

By Susan Page, Guest blogger TRIGGER WARNING This post contains information about suicide which may be triggering to those who have experienced suicidal ideation, loss of a loved one to suicide, or survived attempted suicide. Suicide happens more often than we would like to think, as I found out for myself earlier this year. I [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:05+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Community Voices, Featured Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

News for the Week of August 3, 2015

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 Friday! Senators Murphy, Cassidy [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:08+00:00 August 7th, 2015|The Weekly Mash Up, Uncategorized|0 Comments