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In-home substance use treatment shows results; SF Young Adult Court calls on Science; Suicide deterrent system to be constructed on GG Bridge

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 Thursday! Home-Based Drug [...]

By | 2017-04-20T23:59:01+00:00 April 20th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Voices of Creative Advocacy: Kevin Hines

On April 30th, we hosted our kick off to Mental Health Awareness Month event, Creative Advocacy, in San Francisco. We honored five youth and adult advocates for their work to improve the lives of youth with mental health needs. At the event each awardee shared why mental health matters to them with our 220 guests. We'll be [...]

What Do We All Have in Common? Lessons (and Gratitude) from Creative Advocacy

Wow. What a night! On Saturday, over 220 people joined us at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco for our Creative Advocacy event. We couldn’t feel more honored to have such a thoughtful, dedicated, and energetic community. Thanks to you, and the generous support of our sponsors, we raised over $23,000 to fund advocacy that [...]

Honoring Kevin Hines: “Mental Health Champion” Awardee

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and to celebrate, Young Minds will be hosting a kick off event to help fight stigma towards mental illness and support advocacy that improves lives. At the event we will also be honoring youth and adult leaders whose work has inspired us and has made a difference in the lives of young people with mental [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:00+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Community Voices, Featured Posts, Stigma Reduction|0 Comments

Weekly Mashup Special Edition: Videos We Love!

Throughout the month of May we will be taking a break from our usual weekly news round up to bring you The Weekly Mashup: Special Edition! Each Friday, in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ll be highlighting our favorite resources, campaigns and organizations that are a part of the movement to make mental health [...]

Some People Just Suck

by Kevin Hines, Guest Blogger Carefully maneuvering to grab the third plane of the day, I reached the line to board. Dressed in royal blue, the gate agent made his first announcement: "Anyone who needs assistance, extra time, or has a disability may board now.” I approached the front of the line. "Pardon me", I [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:13+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Community Voices, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Storytelling Can Change the World

How my life in Uganda shapes the work I do today By Helen Seely, Communications Coordinator Before joining the YMAP team in November, I worked in East Africa. I had been chosen to partner with a community in rural Uganda to help an incredible family build a health clinic in their disconnected village. My job [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:13+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Featured Posts|0 Comments

Community Voices–Kevin Hines, World Renowned Suicide Prevention Activist

‘Good Work...Bad Mental Health Day’ By Kevin Hines My name is Kevin Hines, I am an international speaker, author, and advocate for mental wellness and suicide prevention. Today it seems as though I have been living on the road. As a traveling public speaker and author, I am in one state, two, three cities, or [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:15+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Community Voices, Featured Posts, Suicide Prevention|1 Comment

Kevin Hines’ Story Inspires a Song that Could Save Lives

Intro by Annabelle Gardner, Communications Coordinator Since its construction in 1937, thousands of people have ended their lives by jumping off San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Only 34 have survived the fall. Kevin Hines, our guest blogger today, is one of them. Since his suicide attempt when he was 19 years old, Kevin Hines [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:16+00:00 September 17th, 2014|Community Voices, Featured Posts, Suicide Prevention|0 Comments