Blog Category: California

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 » |

On The Line…At Home 09 – Graduation and COVID19

Published on June 9, 2020

Graduation season is upon us, but how soes it feel to be a High Schooler, or a Gollege Student during this time? Join Bianca with special guests on this episode of One The Line…At Home!     | Read More » |

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Published on May 20, 2020

Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Month in the United States.  Each year national, statewide, and local mental health organizations spotlight this month to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to stop the stigma  | Read More » |

Youth Experiencing Homelessness Are At Greater Risk During COVID-19 Pandemic

Published on May 15, 2020

Even Before Covid-19, California was fighting a battle to combat homelessness. Among the hundreds of thousands experiencing homelessness in California, unaccompanied, unsheltered, and parenting youth, ages 12-24, have the highest risk for a lifetime of  | Read More » |