Youth In Mind



Inspiring youth engagement and leadership development within mental health systems



YIM Mental Health Resources

Mental Health is at the core of all of our resources. Youth In Mind members engage communities in conversations about mental health using World Cafe and/or Open Space Technology format that works with the audience to co-develop the agenda. The format uses dialogue-based methods to engage in critical conversations. After each conference, summit and event YIM produces mental health resources and reports that provide comprehensive information on the topics that help to guide programming or policy decisions. Below is a report that was created to gain from the voices of people impacted by the mental health system to provide their opinions on what the gaps are and what the community solutions are.

How to Build the Leadership and Future of California’s Young Mental Health Consumers“  Download Book

YIM TALKS
Watch the first of twelve video podcasts being developed by Youth In Mind members in Oakland, Humboldt and Fresno. This is a series developed from the voices of people in our communities discussing mental health, health & wellness, stigma and discrimination. Here are 6 things that will make you a rockstar:

• Check out our first of 12 podcasts.
Subscribe to our page to alert you when we upload more videos
• Click the like button if you enjoyed it
• Give our team feedback on suggest a topic
• Like us on Like Us on Facebook or find us on Find Us on Twitter

Digital Storytelling
Youth In Mind has an interactive, multi-day or weekend leadership institute that builds upon rapport-building, strategic story sharing and using various tools for animation, voice over and photos. Depending on the goals of your program, YIM is able to develop anywhere between 10-20 digital stories for your region, group, agency or program for individual healing, for the development of training materials or policy areas.

Here is Kalisa’s digital story created for Voices of Healing

     

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