Congratulations to: 

 

Idaho Youth MOVE

Stigma-busting Buddies

Clay "buddies" were crafted to represent different mental illnesses to show the vulnerability felt by an individual. "Buddies" were created for depression, anxiety and ADHD and depicted on t-shirts. Project participants held groups with elementary aged students to talk about emotions, mental wellness and reaching out for support.

 

On Track NY

Snap Out Stigma

This project used photography as a medium for young people who have experienced psychosis to share their story and express their voice with the goal of decreasing stigma around psychosis, instilling a sense of hope and recovery, and increasing awareness of first episode psychosis (FEP) and early intervention.

 

Millennials in Action

You Are Not Alone

This short documentary featured digital stories with youth in the community. Millennials in Action hosted viewing sessions and facilitated discussions around the topics of mental illness, addiction, trauma, recovery and peer support to increase community awareness.

 

YM Broward

#ProjectBliss

An outdoor wellness day was held that included opportunities to learn about and participate in holistic approaches to wellness, and provided natural, alternative methods to cope with stress, anxiety and depression.

 

My Life

Rocking It To Adulthood Youth Conference

A youth conference was held for youth ages 13-21 experiencing behavioral health,substance abuse, foster care, and juvenile justice. In addition to a motivational speaker, the conference included workshops focused on coping skills like art, music, dance followed by workshops on topics such as applying for a job, getting into college, and budgeting along with a resource fair featuring local service and support organizations.

 

NFusionX Queen City Youth MOVE

I Am Free To Be Me Youth Summit

NFusionX sponsored Kevin Hines in recognition of National Recovery Month and Suicide Prevention Month. Kevin is a mental health advocate, award-winning global speaker, bestselling author and documentary filmmaker who reaches audiences with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live. Summit break-out sessions focused on recovery and included topics such as trauma, domestic violence, juvenile justice and substance abuse.

 

YM KHROME

The Greatest Show On Earth, Don't Clown Around With Your Mental and Physical Health

A carnival-like event was held and each game played discussed issues regarding bullying and the effects bullying have on your mental and physical health. Resources to address bullying and ways to encourage positive thinking were provided to youth attendees.

 

ACCEPT TX

How I Thrive

How I Thrive is a statewide public service announcement (PSA) campaign designed to provide youth and young adults from across Texas with creative ideas for coping with stress and getting through difficult times. 10-15 second videos of youth answering questions related to coping will be distributed across social media.

 

YM Miami

Discovering Discrimination & Disparities Through Youth Voice and Digital Media

This project created a video about how youth are affected by discrimination and disparities in their communities, which ultimately affects their overall mental wellness. In addition to the video, a social media campaign, focus groups and data collection from youth were conducted.

 

Youth POWER

Wellness in the Heart of Buffalo

A wellness event aimed at reducing mental health stigma was held that included youth and young adults sharing their experiences of hope, strength and recovery as well as advocating for changes in their community. Stations and activities throughout the event focused on self-care, and included a “speak out preparation workshop” to help youth prepare to share their stories in front of an audience.

 

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Did you know October is #LGBT History Month? And today is National Coming Out Day. Youth MOVE stands with LGBTQI2-S youth—always.
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This year’s #WorldMentalHealthDay focuses on mental health in the workplace. If you’ve thought about advocating a new mental health policy at work, here are a few things you should consider. 🙌
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Advocating for your mental health during today’s #WorldMentalHealthDay? Here are a few accommodations you might not have thought of.
Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay! This year’s theme is mental health in the workplace. Seems we were ahead of the curve for #MOVEItForward 2017. 😉
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Fewer youth incarcerated… but advocates are slow to completely praise the numbers https://t.co/mY4F8nty0n
"The Sentencing Project released a fact sheet analyzing the Justice Department data since the start of the century. In 2001, Black youth were four times more likely to be incarcerated than White youth. But in 2015, Black youth were five times more likely than White youth to be incarcerated."
In 2015, black youths were five times more likely than white youths to be incarcerated — the widest disparity since the start of the century. But advocates say crime rates are not to blame.
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This weekend is your final chance to submit a nomination for the RockStar Awards. Don't miss your chance to recognize a youth voice champion! youthmovenational.org/rockstars
The RockStar Awards recognizes organizations/individuals who have made an outstanding contribution toward improving the lives of youth and improving youth-serving systems (like mental health, juvenile
This weekend is your final chance to submit a nomination for the RockStar Awards! Recognize a #youthvoice champion!… https://t.co/CeZH6Y2Af2
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My experiences as a mental health service user helped me to set up and run a suicide crisis centre
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Addressing the needs of people caring for children, youth, and young adults with mental health issues: Watch #KSOCTV LIVE on 9/28 at 2 p.m. EDT http://bit.ly/KSOCTVFamilyDriven
In “Current Issues in Family-Driven Care: Caregiver Stress,” KSOC-TV will explore the stress caregivers can experience as they support their children, youth, and young adults with behavioral healt
Are you an #LGBTQ teen between the ages of 13-17? HRC & @UConn want to hear from you! 🙋 🙋‍♂️ https://t.co/uyE4My8W36 https://t.co/DxEVMG8lwz
Youth MOVE… International? Madeline, Joshua, and Youth MOVE Indiana have landed in Dublin, Ireland for the International Association on Youth Mental Health (iaymh.org) conference! ☘️
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RT @CtrSchoolMH: We want youth leaders who care about mental health to join us for a Leadership Day. RT to spread the word! Details: https:…
RT @NAMICommunicate: New bill, still bad for mental health. #Act4MentalHealth and tell Congress to vote NO on #GrahamCassidy: https://t.co/…
Youth MOVErs, another bill is dangerously close to repealing the Affordable Care Act. The time to act is NOW. Contact your representatives today.
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BONUS! We asked Jordan of Listen, Lucy for one last reason why sharing your story is beneficial to her overall wellness. The answer: a sense of community and connecting with people who’ve had similar experiences. And we agree!
Good news! The deadline to submit nominations for the RockStar Awards has been extended until Oct. 1. Nominate now:… https://t.co/NCObNXzS9m
Good news: the deadline to submit nominations for the RockStar Awards has been extended until Sunday, October 1, 2017! Nominate today: http://youthmovenational.org/rockstars
The RockStar Awards recognizes individuals and organizations who have made an outstanding contribution toward the advancement of youth and youth-serving systems.
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Perhaps the most impacting reason to share your lived experience story? You learn a great deal about yourself. #wellnessweek Listen, Lucy
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