Mental Health Awareness Month

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WMU: Only Eating Disorder Outpatient Program Opens in L.A., Road to Success Program Launches in South County

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 each week! Announcements: The San [...]

WMU: AB 1045 Considers Custody of Homeless, Community Health Workers Prevent Mental Health Rearrests

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 each week! Announcements: Thank you [...]

WMU: Black Women Less Likely to Get Needed Care; Tridiuum’s New Data-Driven Assessment Tool

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 each week! Announcements:  Our Gen [...]

WMU: Creative Advocacy 2018, School Truancy Not Punishable by Incarceration; Virginia Teens Pass Mental Health Law

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 each week! CREATIVE ADVOCACY 2018! [...]

Voices of Creative Advocacy: Tristin Severns

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 to Mental Health Awareness Month event, Creative Advocacy, in San Francisco. We honored five youth and adult advocates for their work [...]

By |2017-05-16T15:41:40+00:00May 16th, 2017|Community Voices, Featured Posts|0 Comments

I’m Winning A War With My Brain Every Day

This Mental Health Awareness Month, I’m reflecting back on a year of experiences that strengthened me, but also made me see the frustrating reality of what it means to have bipolar disorder. I recently read an article that said living with bipolar disorder doesn’t get better but it becomes more manageable, and for me this [...]

Recipe for Wellness: Bring It All to the Table

By Aisa Villarosa, Associate Attorney Since her death in 2014, my grandmother’s legacy of recipes has outlived her earthly body. At least a few times a year, my Lola (“grandmother”) takes a seat at the family table through the lovingly recreated afritada, adobo and pancit she made for her children and grandchildren. We savor these [...]

By |2016-11-17T17:25:58+00:00May 16th, 2016|Featured Posts, Identity, Stigma Reduction|0 Comments

Calling All Youth Artists and Poets!

This week, Young Minds is celebrating Creative Art Therapies Week by reflecting on the different creative outlets we use to share our stories and practice self-healing. Check out the video below to hear why art, writing and other forms of creative expression matter to our team: https://vimeo.com/158936999 Young Minds Advocacy believes in the power [...]

By |2016-11-17T17:26:00+00:00March 14th, 2016|Art, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Mental Health Awareness Month 2015 Wraps-Up

Thanks to YOUR support and a lot of green ribbons! Wow! What a difference a month can make! As May comes to a close and we reflect on this year’s Mental Health Awareness Month, we can’t help but feel incredibly grateful for the generosity and dedication of our community. In only 31 short days, we [...]

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 [...]