Medication Options: Young People and Mental Health (A PEERS Video Mini-Series)

PEERS is a proud partner of the “No Stigma No Barriers” project along with Youth in Mind, California Youth Connection, and Young Minds Advocacy. This collaborative project aims to improve mental health outcomes and reduce stigma for Transition Age Youth (TAY). PEERS, in cooperation with Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services, has produced a series [...]

By |2018-02-21T23:25:41+00:00February 21st, 2018|Advocacy, Mental Health, Stigma, Youth stories|1 Comment

TAY Advocates Contribute to PEERS’ “I’m Good” Campaign

Writing can be a powerful tool for self reflection and growth. By assembling stressful memories into a cohesive story, you allow your mind to process and, ultimately, move on from troubling experiences in the past. Moreover, writing enables people to share their experiences and insights with others -- a process that can facilitate empowerment, acceptance, [...]

By |2018-02-20T23:19:50+00:00February 20th, 2018|Advocacy, Mental Health, Stigma, Youth stories|1 Comment

HAPPY 30, CYC: 30 Years of Elevating Youth Voice

On a bright Monday afternoon on the steps of the State Capitol, youth advocate Dylan Murphy declared, “Today is the day we say that stability is a possibility.” Murphy, 20, was one of several youth leaders to address a gathering of over 150 community members at California Youth Connection’s Day at the Capitol — an [...]

By |2018-02-20T23:20:04+00:00February 20th, 2018|Advocacy, Mental Health, Stigma|0 Comments