seeks to raise awareness about the importance of children’s mental health and to show that positive mental health is essential to a child’s healthy development from birth. The national event is hosted Thursday, May 5 in Washington DC and will be livestreamed across the nation at 7:00 pm Eastern. Follow along on social media #heroesofhope
The 2015 RockStar Awardees are: Dr. Gary M. Blau Professional of the Year Award: Jasmine Boatwright Marlene Matarese Advocate for Youth of the Year Award: Daime Jackson-Diop Tricialouise Gurley-Millard Youth Advocate of the Year Award: Chandra Watts Youth MOVE National Chapter of the Year Award: Youth MOVE Maine Organization of the Year Award: Federation of Families Miami Dade Honorary RockStar Award: Ashley Rhodes-Courter
This new tool brings awareness to trauma and its impact on young adults. Use it to start a conversation with a youth OR check it out to make the connection between traumatic experiences and the experiences you are currently facing.
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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Such a rich dialogue about What Helps & What Harms when youth and young adults are trying to access services and supports! We're so thrilled to have such #RockStar youth advocates in our Chapter Network that are bringing in #CMHA2016 with Youth M.O.V.E. National and #MoveItForward. Thanks for sharing this fabulous photo with us Youth MOVE Massachusetts :)
"When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations -- and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a health…
Brendan Ward felt was he was never able to meet the benchmarks and requirements for scholarships and awards because of his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Another great event tomorrow tonight Thursday April 28th at Art Serve, Youth MOVE Broward has several art pieces in the Inside Out art exhibit. Creative expression by our very one Youth members. Keys to your HeART workshop facilitated by one of Broward's local artist Emunah Susson. Come out and see the amazing pieces and take one home for a price (all monies go to the youth artist) #WellnessIsUptoMe, #CMHAD2016 One Community Partnership 2, Youth M.O.V.E. National, National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Do you want to help to celebrate the importance of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week coming up May 1st-7th? Share these children's mental health statistics from Federation of Families Chapters across the nation to help educate and inspire for next week!
WORD FOR THE DAY - www.gratefulness.org
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. Each of us owes the deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this inner light.
-Dr. Albert Schweitzer
(Photo by Alicia Stolarczyk)
Dare to Dream America Dare to Dream America is a unique funding opportunity for young people (ages 13 to 25) or youth groups to create and implement youth driven projects that promote mental health awareness and well-being. Youth M.O.V.E. National wants to support your ideas and efforts to make a di…