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Vote Expected Tomorrow to Repeal and Replace the ACA

The House will vote tomorrow, March 23, on whether to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). The House bill proposes to cut 25% of Medicaid's budget, eliminate the guarantee that Medicaid will provide the health and supportive services (including mental health and substance use disorder services) that people need, and [...]

By | 2017-03-22T23:19:51+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Featured Posts, Policy Action|0 Comments

Obamacare repeal weakens MH protections; Social media connected to isolation among youth; CDC’s final report on Santa Clara County youth suicides

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! Obamacare Repeal [...]

By | 2017-03-10T19:35:23+00:00 March 10th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

A call to advocate: Critical portions of the Affordable Care Act that help children and adolescents struggling with mental illness

The Affordable Care Act (i.e. the ACA or “Obamacare”) has provided more support and access to treatment for children struggling with mental illness than any other health care reform law since Medicaid. Most importantly, the ACA championed the advancement of mental health parity, which is an idea that treatments for mental illness should be [...]

Psych groups pen letter to Trump; Police and MH professionals partner in SC County; Havasupai Nation’s children file lawsuit against US

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! Psychologists To [...]

By | 2017-01-20T19:29:10+00:00 January 20th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Youth Mental Health Needs Your Attention Now More Than Ever

Last Tuesday was an emotional watershed moment for many of us--including young people. Youth, especially those who identify as minority group members, expressed fear about how this election will impact them and their communities: “I’m with some foster brothers and sisters and we’re all just getting through it. It’s triggering,” one youth texted our staff. [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:48+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Featured Posts|0 Comments

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

Weekly MashUp: Lack of MH services at community colleges, Confidentiality for youth on parents’ health plan, CA implements psych meds bill

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By | 2016-11-17T17:25:56+00:00 July 1st, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Weekly MashUp: barriers to accessing MH services despite MH Parity Act and ACA; cultural differences in responding to MH concerns

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By | 2016-11-17T17:25:57+00:00 May 27th, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

News for the Week of February 9, 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! President Obama's Plan [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:13+00:00 February 13th, 2015|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments