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Tips for trauma-informed practices for attorneys; Study on Instagram’s negative impact on youth MH; Is ‘Internet Addiction’ real?

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! TRAUMA: What [...]

By | 2017-05-25T19:11:53+00:00 May 25th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Improving Mental Health Services for Teens and Young Adults

Although the prevalence and burden of mental illness is the greatest in children and young people, adolescents and young adults are the least likely population group to seek help or to access professional care for mental health problems. Mental health issues do not just burden the person with the illness – their family and [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:22:30+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Community Voices|0 Comments

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+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Community Voices, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Researchers find barriers to care for youth with MH needs; Study highlights need for behavioral and physical health care integration

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! Search For [...]

By | 2017-05-11T15:25:44+00:00 May 10th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Yoga to support MH of JJ-involved girls; female veteran suicide rate increasing; CA prisons could be fined for delayed MH treatment

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! Yoga Helps [...]

By | 2017-04-27T17:26:09+00:00 April 27th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

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

Impact of racism and intergenerational trauma; Supreme Court win for students with disabilities; LGBTQ suicide in Utah

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! Child Trauma [...]

By | 2017-03-30T23:44:12+00:00 March 30th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

CA provides guidance on TFC; Suicide higher among homeless teens

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! State Provides Guidance [...]

By | 2017-03-17T18:21:52+00:00 March 17th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Obamacare repeal weakens MH protections; Social media connected to isolation among youth; CDC’s final report on Santa Clara County youth suicides

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! Obamacare Repeal [...]

By | 2017-03-10T19:35:23+00:00 March 10th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Let’s Hear It For the Girls!

Today is International Women’s Day--a global day of action to forge a more gender-inclusive world. Earlier this year Young Minds Advocacy launched a new project called Generation Bold: Mental Health Advocacy By Girls, For Girls. We developed this project in response to a troubling trend: young women are more likely than their male peers [...]