Youth In Mind



Inspiring youth engagement and leadership development within mental health systems



In The Media

Youth In Mind was interviewed with SF Weekly about YIM’s first organizing campaign on addressing discrimination and stigma in the mental health community. This campaign ignited out of YIM’s Mad Organizing Fellowship, where the organization is engaging the public in narratives of what the grassroots thinks of mental health, and positive alternatives to discriminatory actions and language:

  • http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2012/06/eliminating_the_crazy_stigma_o.php

 

“Young mental health advocates say … being profiled or labelled mentally ill does not always lead to more support for students.” Listen to the Youth Radio podcast and read articles and learn more:

  • http://www.youthradio.org/news/calling-out-students-mental-illness-wont-make-schools-safer/
  • http://www.good.is/posts/calling-out-students-with-mental-illness-won-t-make-schools-safe/
  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/youth-radio-youth-media-international/singling-out-students-wit_b_3008052.html

 

A former Youth Radio reporter reflects on her experience as a teenage manic depressant:

  • http://www.youthradio.org/news/youth-radio-podcast-teen-depression

 

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