Our Executive Director, Erin Raftery Ryan, penned a post for the Milken Family Foundation Educator blog, Connections. ““You’re on mute,” a sixth-grader kindly informed me during a recent Zoom presentation. While this phrase has become part of our new virtual
How can we work together to support the needs of youth as they transition back to the classroom? Here are some ways to help support student mental health. Request an Ending the Silence presentation at your school. Ending the Silence
We are thrilled to share the news that we have been granted $1.2 from the Lowell Milken Family Foundation to provide programmatic and operational support for our affiliate for the next three years. “This gift furthers our foundation’s mission over
Take Action: Tell Congress to invest $1 billion in mental health for schools, split between school-based mental health services and school staff like counselors, social workers, and psychologists. We need trained mental health professionals in schools who can identify children
By Ryder Davis Nearly one year ago, schools across the United States, and the world over, transitioned to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the ensuing months and semesters, a growing number of students have faced
Register now for our Winter 2021 classes! The classes are free, but registration is required. Family-to-Family Class: We are offering a Monday night class that starts January 4, 2021 and a Thursday night class that starts January 7, 2020. Find
We’re excited to be joining Palisades Charter High School for this virtual symposium on student mental health. October 1, 4 to 5 pm on Zoom.
We have thrilled to be bringing our Ending the Silence mental health awareness program to another Westside LA school district: Malibu! We kicked it off by offering presentations to Mr. Ervin’s 10th grade classes. More coming soon!
We’re so pleased to report that we trained a new crop of NAMI teachers and fierce mental health advocates at a Family- to-Family teacher training, which was coordinated by our Program Director Tim Davis and taught by our Board Co-President
Post by Executive Director Erin Raftery Ryan, originally written for Thrive Global on the need for mental health education. Thrive reached out to us to provide perspective for their new #ThrivingMind initiative dedicated to moving the conversation about mental health