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From James Baldwin to Kid Cudi: Conversations on Black Mental Health in Honor of Black History Month

I have always been struck, in America, by an emotional poverty so bottomless, and a terror of human life, of human touch, so deep, that virtually no American appears able to achieve any viable, organic connection between his public stance and his private life. This failure of the private life has always had the [...]

By | 2017-03-22T23:21:31+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Featured Posts, Identity, Stigma Reduction|0 Comments

Home of The Brave: How Girls and Women Can Live in Boldness

In honor of our nation’s first female presidential nominee from a major party,((While Hillary Clinton is first female nominee from a major U.S. political party, Victoria Woodhull became the first U.S. woman to run for president in 1872.)) I reached out to female friends, mentors, and colleagues for a discussion on risk taking. Among them are [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:51+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Featured Posts, Women's Mental Health|0 Comments

The Dangers Behind Silence and Secrecy

Mental health care, as a concept, was not something that I grew up familiar with. My family believes strongly in the generationally taught idea that any sort of challenge--whether it be about money, relationships, or health--should be handled in secret. As an individual, my identity has been shaped strongly by Indian familial and cultural values. [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:57+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Blogger Intros, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Weekly MashUp: Report on addressing maternal depression, Colleges lack MH resources, Student counselors in NC serve undocumented immigrants

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! New Report Highlighting [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:57+00:00 June 10th, 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

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! Single Mom’s Search [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:57+00:00 May 27th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Weekly MashUp: News for the Week of March 7, 2016

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! I Was Determined [...]

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

Young Minds to Honor Rochelle Trochtenberg, Newly Appointed California Foster Care Ombudswoman, at Creative Advocacy Event

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. We will also be honoring youth and adult leaders whose work has inspired us and has made a difference in the lives of young [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:00+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Featured Posts|1 Comment

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