WMU: News for the Week of September 18, 2017

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 week! News: Undocumented [...]

By | 2017-09-22T19:56:38+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of September 11, 2017

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 week! News: Poor [...]

By | 2017-09-14T00:22:10+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Congressional Justifications for Mental Healthcare: A Dangerous Stereotype?

Most Americans are aware of the stereotype that people with mental illness are more violent and dangerous than the general population. Everyone has seen or heard of a slasher film where the “slasher” is an escaped or released psychiatric patient on a murder spree. In the last decade, due to multiple high-profile mass shootings, [...]

WMU: News for the Week of September 4, 2017

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 week! News: New [...]

By | 2017-09-08T18:57:04+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of August 28, 2017

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 week! News: For [...]

By | 2017-09-01T18:22:13+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Featured Posts, The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of August 11, 2017

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 week! News: Medi-Cal [...]

By | 2017-08-11T19:20:59+00:00 August 11th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Managing Stress and Making It in the Creative World

Sometimes, being creative is a double-edged sword. Your artistic pursuits inspire and motivate you, but the fast-paced, high-stress world of the creative professions wears on you. Unfortunately for many artistic professionals, this leads to battles with depression, addiction, and other mental illness. But pursuing your passions doesn’t have to mean being a tortured artist. [...]

By | 2017-08-10T17:41:24+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Art, Community Voices, Featured Posts, Resources|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of July 24, 2017

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 week! News: California [...]

By | 2017-07-28T18:50:05+00:00 July 28th, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

WMU: News for the Week of July 17, 2017

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 week! News: Depression [...]

By | 2017-07-21T21:28:47+00:00 July 21st, 2017|The Weekly Mash Up|0 Comments

Everyone Is Worthy of Mental Health Care. Yes, Even You!

For the longest time, I didn’t think I was worthy of mental health care. My work in community mental health made me painfully aware of how limited the resources were--so many people I knew were struggling to access the services they so desperately needed. Many of my peers were dealing with severe mental health [...]