Beginning college is an exciting time, but it’s also a time of greater independence and responsibility. This is true whether you are attending a local college or moving away from home.
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Federal rules on immigrant youth and families can change rapidly, from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Recently, schools are welcoming more immigrant families from all over the world due to violence and natural disasters. This resource provides basic information about eligibility for education services for different immigrant populations, and […]
Genders & Sexualities Alliances, or GSAs for short, are student-run organizations that unite LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them in their schools and communities. GSAs have evolved beyond their traditional role to serve as safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth in middle schools and high schools, and have emerged […]
Join thousands of MHA affiliates, peers, providers, government officials, media, advocates, and more from across the country and globe for the Mental Health America Conference on Next Gen Prevention, June 6-10, 2023.
This Mental Health Month, challenge yourself to examine your world and how it can affect your overall health. Look around, look within – from your neighborhood to genetics, many factors come into play when it comes to your mental health. Our 2023 Mental Health Month toolkit includes information about how an individual’s environment impacts their […]
Learn about upcoming Mental Health Awareness events taking place at Rio Hondo Community College in Los Angeles, CA. Starting May 3rd, 2023, you can join other students for Zumba, Self-Care Classes, Hikes and more! For more information call 562-908-3498 Mental Health Awareness Month flier 2023 – Rio Hondo
This document provides information to help youth know what words to use when talking about suicide with friends and peers.
The following guidance may help you feel more comfortable talking about suicide.
The pandemic, political divisiveness, international conflict, civil unrest, economic instability, and more—it has all taken a toll on our mental health.
Pilot to Practice: Lessons from Six Counties to Achieve Full Implementation of California’s New Foster Youth Tax Credit
During the pandemic, tax filing has proven to be critical as it was the means to distribute over $12 billion in emergency relief. In its recently adopted state budget, California established the Foster Youth Tax Credit, a $1,000 refundable tax credit for current and former foster youth ages 18 through 25. When fully implemented, the […]