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MH hotline for Muslim youth sees increase in calls; LA LGBT Center promotes youth MH; Same-sex marriage policies impact LGB teen suicide attempts

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! Travel Ban, [...]

By | 2017-02-24T19:33:46+00:00 February 24th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

New research about ADHD; High rates of depression in girls may be linked to social media; Survey on schools’ concerns re: Medicaid cuts

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! Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Is [...]

By | 2017-02-17T20:38:30+00:00 February 17th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

VA struggles to talk about guns; physical activity may prevent depression in kids; parents face criticism when choosing residential facilities

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! Talking is [...]

By | 2017-02-03T20:44:28+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Effects of juvenile detention in adulthood; Simulation game promotes MH conversations on campuses; CA reforms curb reliance on group homes

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! Being Incarcerated [...]

By | 2017-01-27T21:11:34+00:00 January 27th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Youth targeted by threats post-election experiencing MH needs; Supporting transgender JJ-involved youth; CA group home closures brings challenges

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By | 2017-01-06T22:32:49+00:00 January 6th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Weekly MashUp Special Edition: Revised Medi-Cal Manual Released, Reaffirms ‘Katie A.’ Services Aren’t Just for Foster Youth

On September, 22, 2016, the California Departments of Social Services and Health Care Services jointly released the Medi-Cal Manual for Intensive Care Coordination (ICC), Intensive Home Based Servicers (IHBS) & Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries, Second Edition. Most notably, the manual clarifies that these intensive mental health services are available for ALL Medi-Cal [...]

Governor Signs AB 1299: “Out-of-County” Will No Longer Mean “Out-of-Luck” for Foster Youth with Mental Health Needs

On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1299 (Ridley-Thomas), “Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services for Foster Youth,” into law. This represents a significant turning point in the delivery of mental health services to foster youth in California: “out-of-county” will no longer mean “out-of-luck.” The passage of AB 1299 also demonstrates what’s possible when advocates, providers, [...]

Bill to Provide Equal Access to Mental Healthcare for Foster Youth Heads to the Governor’s Desk With Virtually Unanimous Support

On Monday, Assembly Bill 1299 (Ridley-Scott), “Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services for Foster Youth,” passed the California State Assembly and is now on its way to the Governor’s Desk. This marks a turning point in a nearly 20 year effort to ensure all foster youth have equal access to mental healthcare. Foster youth are three [...]

Weekly Mashup: CA Audit Finds Weak Oversight of Psych Drugs; LGBTQ Youth At Higher Risk for Suicide, Sonoma Reduces Barriers to MH Care for Latinos

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By | 2016-11-17T17:25:50+00:00 August 26th, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Weekly MashUp: CA to spend $2B in housing for homeless w/mental illness, Dept. of Ed releases ADHD guidelines, Unmet MH needs greatest among refugees

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By | 2016-11-17T17:25:51+00:00 July 29th, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments