Blog Category: California

California Coalition for Youth November 2020 Ballot Measures

Published on October 1, 2020

This November will be a very important election year for both California and the United States.  Along with voting for the Presidency and Vice Presidency, Californians will be voting on a number of ballot measures and propositions. The following is  | Read More » |

Mental Wellness – Maintenance and Strategies (2/2)

Published on September 24, 2020

Last month, we posted an article providing a few strategies that could be added to any youth’s mental health or wellness plan (if you want to check that out you can click here: Mental Wellness – Maintenance and Strategies part 1 of 2). In  | Read More » |

CCY Youth Survey – Impact of COVID-19

Published on September 3, 2020

We are looking for Youth with lived experience with homelessness to please take our survey. Your responses, and any identifying data you provide, will remain anonymous and your participation is an opportunity to maximize current and future investments  | Read More » |

Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health in Schools

Published on August 25, 2020

 The following is a Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health in Schools, put together by the California Children’s Trust Organization and Breaking Barriers.  Even Before COVID-19, there was a youth mental health crisis.  | Read More » |

Mental Wellness – Maintenance and Strategies (1/2)

Published on August 20, 2020

Last month we published our Youth Mental Wellness Guide, where youth learn how to maintain their mental wellness during these current challenging times.  In this two part series, we will provide actionable tips and strategies to add to any wellness plan,  | Read More » |

Call to action from the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors

Published on July 9, 2020

  The following references a notice from the Departments of Health Care Services and Public Health and the Office of the Surgeon General. With the rise in COVID-19 cases in California and across the United States, there is a growing concern over  | Read More » |

Accessible Mental Health Resources for Black and LGBTQIA+ youth.

Published on June 18, 2020

The first half of 2020 has been a wild emotional ride. Starting with the COVID-19 global pandemic causing most of California to shelter in place; Mass country-wide Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality and racism; and the cancellation  | Read More » |