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Weekly MashUp: Multi-tiered MH model in schools, New study links child suicides to A.D.D., Unique MH needs of system-involved youth

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! Here's How Schools [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:49+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Rebellious Communication and Radical Vulnerability: The new wave of mental health advocacy

If you want to understand us, listen to what we are not allowed to say. This mantra on “rebellious”(()) communication, inspired by Filipino political prisoners decrying their country’s martial law in the 1970s, can resonate in any instance where one’s voice is taken away or limited. Those living with mental illness or working in mental [...]

News for the Week of November 30, 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! Focus on the [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:04+00:00 December 4th, 2015|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

News for the Week of July 20, 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! Juvenile Inmates Have [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:09+00:00 August 7th, 2015|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Fighting Stigma in Minority Communities Mental illness is the number one health issue affecting young people in the U.S., surpassing both asthma and diabetes. Four million American youth deal with a serious mental health issue that affects their everyday lives. Unmet mental health needs can lead to youth failing in school, being removed from their [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:17+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Featured Posts|0 Comments

Mother’s Day–A Chance to Reflect

by Donna James, Senior Associate Over fifty five thousand children in California were removed from their homes due to parental neglect or abuse in 2012. On Mother’s Day my heartfelt thanks goes to the relatives, friends, and caring adults who provide homes for these children.  Those who provide loving, stable homes for children whose biological [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:20+00:00 May 11th, 2014|Featured Posts, Foster Youth|0 Comments