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Facebook’s suicide prevention efforts; Lack of MH services for youth with ASD may lead to ER visits; MH impact of being black on white campuses

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By | 2017-03-03T22:55:32+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

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

Ending the Cycle of Trauma: How Prosecuting Youth as Adults Worsens Mental Health Challenges Among Young People and What We Can Do About It

“The system raised me, and the system failed me,” said Raymond Aguilar at a recent press conference, announcing the publication of a new report highlighting the public health outcomes of trying youth as adults.  Mr. Aguilar, a youth advocate, was prosecuted as an adult during his mid-teen years; he spent 26 years in prison. [...]

Trauma-informed policing addresses childhood trauma; campuses lack MH services; new therapeutic-based model in L.A. detention centers

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By | 2017-02-10T19:15:00+00:00 February 10th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

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.  [...]

Bill introduced to address toxic stress in CA kids; Steven Cohen invests $275M in veteran’s MH clinics; Senate passes Cures Act

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By | 2016-12-09T20:23:47+00:00 December 9th, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

21st Century Cures Act moving through congress; Caltrain and Crisis Text Line partner to address suicide

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By | 2016-12-02T20:13:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Panelists share stories to promote suicide awareness; Major Depression up 37% in teens; How the election affected MH of kids

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By | 2016-11-18T18:37:05+00:00 November 18th, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Advocates working to enroll 80 – 100k undocumented youth for expanded Medi-Cal; More adolescents complete suicide than die from car accidents

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By | 2016-11-17T17:25:48+00:00 November 11th, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

1 in 5 CA parents experienced abuse as kids; Sleep affects teens self-regulation; Research on correlation between poverty and mental illness

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By | 2016-11-17T17:25:48+00:00 November 4th, 2016|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments