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This New Year, Please Remember the Kids Who Can’t Go Home

“He wanted to ride his bike into traffic.”  “He returned home with cuts on his neck.”  “He’s talking suicide…Please take action.”  “He turned a knife on himself when he was six.”  These words reflect the experiences of four young men who have never met, are from different towns, and have their own unique life stories.  [...]

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

Confidentiality Shouldn’t Be a Barrier for Youth in Crisis

Emily was cheerful, fun, and popular (as social media dictated). She had a 4.6 GPA and was her high school’s valedictorian. She was accepted into her dream school and planned to go there in the fall. She was a student leader of several youth organizations and was involved in her community, working in law firms, [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:50+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Blogger Intros, Community Voices, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Weekly MashUp: Lack of MH services at community colleges, Confidentiality for youth on parents’ health plan, CA implements psych meds bill

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! Uncovered California: Community [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:56+00:00 July 1st, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

In the Land of Startups and Stanford, Where’s the Support for Kids?

We made a family move to Palo Alto, California nearly 3 years ago, when our daughter Zoe was 13.  Relocation is hard, especially when you love your home and we loved New Mexico.  Still, my husband and I hoped that the move to a new community would broaden Zoe’s exposure to the world, offering her [...]

By | 2016-06-06T20:23:43+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Community Voices, Education, Featured Posts|0 Comments

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: News for the Week of February 15, 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! U.S. Health Officials [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:01+00:00 February 19th, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

News for the Week of November 2, 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! States Look for [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:04+00:00 November 6th, 2015|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

News for the Week of September 21, 2015

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By | 2016-11-17T17:26:05+00:00 September 28th, 2015|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

News for the Week of April 12, 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! Panel: No Easy [...]

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