• What Helps What Harms

    Improve Mental Health

    What Helps What Harms is Youth MOVE’s National Policy Initiative. WHWH captures the needs of youth in our chapter network and expresses the voice of youth across the country. What is helping youth succeed, and what is harmful in this work. Youth spoke up and youth voice now directs Youth MOVE policy work moving forward.

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  • Rock Star Awards

    And the award goes to..

    Dr. Gary M. Blau Professional Award - Dr. Joanne Malloy
    Organization RockStar Award - Kentucky Partnership for Families and Children
    Marlene Matarese Advocate for Youth RockStar Award- Bruce Brumfield
    Tricialouise Gurley-Millard Youth Advocate RockStar Award - Niketa Currie
    Youth MOVE Chapter RockStar Award - Youth MOVE Miami - Through the Arts

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  • Youth Advocate to Advocate for Youth

    Spread the word!

    Join Youth MOVE National as we host our Youth Leadership Track! We will have amazing advocacy and empowerment workshops, Learning opportunities and activities!

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  • Explore Youth MOVE Chapters

    Youth Move Chapters

    Find a Youth MOVE Chapter in your area, check out the grassroots work of chapters and find out how to bring Youth MOVE to your community.

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Why Youth MOVE?

  • It’s a peer to peer relationship with young people sharing the same experiences, trauma, successes and challenges in life through the like minded work and activities carried out together in voice although apart in miles. Youth M.O.V.E. Houston
  • Youth M.O.V.E. Seminole is a part of Youth M.O.V.E. National because it provides an excellent support system of people and groups from around the country to gain assistance from, collaborate with, and grow with.
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Latest Social Updates

RT @MACMHorg: Johanna Bergan, Executive Director of @YouthMOVE addresses #ffcmh14 crowd! http://t.co/CkDWfZlb1h
Stop by and visit the Youth MOVE table at the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health conference. We're hanging out with youth from I Care Guam, Youth MOVE Saginaw, Youth MOVE South Carolina & Vermont!
Make sure to get your #youthmove #rockstar #youthadvocate shirt today! We're planning on selling out #ffcmh14 or purchase to get shipped
We are in the house at the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health conference!! Stop by and say hi!! 😄
RT @shopgirl_harper: Love hearing a true champion speak to our families and youth #wellness #youthmove #motivation @GaryBlauPhD
Shout out to the @NationalFFCMH for 25 years from @GaryBlauPhD #ffcmh14
Hey Youth MOVE chapters! Where do you find in-kind donations? #ffcmh14 #sustainability
RT @txsystemofcare: .@Walmart offers community grant program, Deadline Dec 31: http://t.co/9Qx5SmPuN3
RT @YouthMoveMass: Chandra and Lydia are spending the morning with Youth MOVE National and Youth MOVE Saginaw learning about... http://t.co…
"I am here to become a good leader and take what I learn back home. We can all BE someone!" - A youth leader at #ffcmh14 #youthmove
Zach from @YouthMoveSem yourselves"we help youth advocate for themselves" #ffcmh14 #youthmove
#ffcmh14 youth orientation! Check out all the youth advocates gathered in DC to learn and network http://t.co/H8vf43qM3H
Youth MOVE's Raphaelle presenting now on #youthdriven #sustainability #youthmove #ffcmh14 http://t.co/mQlpInv0AR
Check out the recorded webisodes of KSOC-TV and Children's Mental Health Topics including #youth & #trauma @SAMHSAgov http://t.co/pDahQSstkT
"The culture shift is so real and so raw" Jessica from Bravehearts MOVE NY on creating youth peer support in her community. #wewillsucceed
RT @MACMHorg: Our Youth Council is excited to be represented at the @NationalFFCMH as the MN Statewide @YouthMOVE chapter! http://t.co/rdC0…
Youth MOVE National is in the house at the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health 25th Annual Conference, 'Building Circles of Wellness.' Sure hoping we'll be seeing you in the next few days! #YouthMOVE
You have an opportunity to help us make even more of a difference in our community. GreatNonprofits – a review site like TripAdvisor – is honoring highly reviewed nonprofits with their 2014 Top-Rated List. Won’t you help us raise visibility for our work by posting a review of your experience with us…
RT @TWLOHA: Did you know you can already apply to be one of our #TWLOHAinterns for next summer? Details here: http://t.co/Qec4hkFQ7k
RT @DavidRoads: Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
How do you know if your child is experiencing bullying? What do you do about it? #talkandwewilllisten #stopbullying Get the App today!
KnowBullying by SAMHSA is a free app that encourages conversation between you and your children. The time you spend will build their self-esteem and help the...
RT @AECFNews: A child’s success is tied to family stability and wellbeing. A #2genapproach can help kids and parents together. http://t.co/…
Doing any holiday shopping? Don't forget a super easy way to support youth advocates across the country is to select Youth MOVE National as the non-profit of your choice on Amazon Smile! An automatic donation of .05% of your sale is donated to us each time you shop.
Johanna is excited to speak at the ACHI 2014 Recovery Conference in Pittsburgh today#youthmovenational #wearehopeful
Save the date! December 4, 1:00 pm EST A webinar presented by the National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health at Georgetown University and Youth MOVE National. This is the first in a series - register today and save the time on your calendar. #mentalhealth #peertopeer #youthmove
At National TA Center Webinar Thursday December 4, 2014 at 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Check out Trisha's project 'Rethink' - her strategy to get her peers to think before they post an offensive message. #stopbullying
This year, I’ve enjoyed being in touch with Trisha Prabhu, a 14-year-old freshman at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois. In the fall of 2013, after hearing about a young girl’s suicide because of cyberbullying, she set out to design a long-term solution to cyberbullying. Her work led…
Today's the day! And there is still time to register: 'Oh the Places You'll Go:' Where Are You Going and How Do You Know When You Get There? A webinar tonight - 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST - Wednesday, November 12 Raphaelle Alexander and Brie Masselli of Youth Move National, a TA Network core partner, YMN will share their process of utilizing a theory of change as a helpful roadmap to guide youth programming, evaluation efforts and advocacy activities. Participants will gain an understanding of the logic model process to designing programming and learn about sustainability strategies that will assist in program and chapter development.
On Wednesday celebrate World Kindness Day by performing an act of kindness for someone else and leave a little monster guy behind (downloadable!). Then #ShareaMonster
Help celebrate World Kindness Day... with Monsters!
Looking forward to seeing you at next week's National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health conference in Washington DC. We'll be ready to tackle Youth-Driven Organization Sustainability, Youth Peer Support, Youth MOVE Chapter development and more!
Should we be focusing on growing self-compassion instead of self esteem?
“Beauty is perfect in its imperfections, so you just have to go with the imperfections.” — Diane Von Furstenberg A new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo has touched on a somewhat taboo question: “What if women...
Will you be shopping online this Holiday season? Consider using your purchases to support Youth MOVE National at Amazon Smile. Amazon Smile is just like Amazon and .5% of your purchase is donated to YMN to support youth advocates across the country.
Understanding the Continuum of Informal and Formal Youth & Young Adult Peer Support Webinar Join Youth MOVE National staff in exploring the current efforts of the field and the continuum of youth peer support services. December 4, 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST
Find the schedule of webinars and registration links here.
We were really hoping that playing with goats would make the Top 10 List ;) What do you think about the Pope's List? What else would you add?
The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On July 31, 2014 Mbiyimoh G 218 comments In a recent interview with the Argentine publication Viva, Pope Francis issued a list of 10 tips to be a happier person, based on his own life experiences. The Pope encou…
We are so proud of the work SWAT Youth Council has dedicated to this event! New York - mark the 11th on your calendar to attend the Autumn Youth Wellness Retreat.
This photographer captures the 'two' lives of individuals living with mental health disorders.
Today's the day! Have you been to the ballot box yet?
15 days until the Marketplace opens for business! #getcovered #staycovered
We're wishing you a #happy and #healthy Halloween...with a spooky reminder to mark 11/15 on your calendar as the day to make sure you #getcovered and #staycovered.
Affordable health insurance is here! Get Covered America is here to make sure you know your new, affordable health insurance options.
Johanna Shares: Mental Health Services
Jonathan: Youth MOVE North Carolina
Malika: Youth MOVE North Carolina
Jeremy Shares: Mental Health Services
Lacy Shares: Mental Health Services
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