Strategic Communications 2016-11-17T17:25:41+00:00

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Strategic Communications

Our team of advocates works to inform, engage, and empower mental health stakeholders so that they can effectively influence policies and programs that affect their lives. Our community engagement efforts also help to change attitudes about mental health and illness and educate the public about the unique needs of youth.

Our strategic communication initiatives include:

  • Educating and engaging stakeholders around important youth mental health policy issues
  • Amplifying the voices of the youth mental health community through our blog segment Community Voices 
  • Working with young people to craft their stories and become effective advocates for themselves and their communities
  • Collaborating with organizations on projects to promote wellness and improve outcomes for youth and families
  • Hosting events to foster community among youth mental health stakeholders

Current strategic communication initiatives:

Latest Blog Posts

Voices of Creative Advocacy: Tristin Severns

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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