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    Standing Up, Speaking: A Youth Perspective on Accessing Services

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    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.

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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

Can the way you speak and write today predict your future mental state, even the onset of psychosis? In this fascinating talk, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman reflects on ancient Greece and the origins of introspection to investigate how our words hint at our inner lives and details a word-mapping algorithm that could predict the development of schizophrenia. "We may be seeing in the future a very different form of mental health," Sigman says, "based on objective, quantitative and automated analysis of the words we write, of the words we say."
Can the way you speak and write today predict your future mental state, or even the onset of psychosis? In this fascinating talk, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman reflects on ancient Greece and the origins of introspection to investigate how our words hint at our inner lives and details a word-mapping…
It the last full week of Mental Health Month. It time for teens to start talking about Mental Health. http://ok2talk.org
The May issue of "Children's Bureau Express" is live! Find resources highlighting National Foster Care Month, one youth's foster care story, a brief promoting normalcy for youth in care, and more! #NFCM2016 #CBX #fostercaremonth
Children's Bureau Express (CBX) covers news, issues, and trends of interest to professionals and policymakers in the interrelated fields of child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption.
An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm." Self-awareness is one of the
SAMHSA's Awareness Day 2016 national event webcast is now available on demand! Go back and watch your favorite parts; check out what you may have missed; and share with friends, family, and colleagues. The national event—Awareness Day 2016: “Finding Help. Finding Hope.”— featured an important discussion about how communities can work together to improve access to behavioral health services and supports for children, youth, and young adults. Youth and family leaders, educators, law enforcement officials, and behavioral health professionals offered their perspectives. Viewers also sent in questions and contributed to the vibrant online conversation using #HeroesofHope.
SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2016 event—“Finding Help. Finding Hope”—took place on May 5. The highly interactive format featured ...
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across…
RT @Devin_Reaves: About 2 do a webinar on youth leadership w/ @JustinLukeRiley & @bergjo with @c4innovates & @samhsagov Starts at... https…
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services spotlights efforts to support and heal families during National #FosterCareMonthhttp://1.usa.gov/1XjadW6 #NFCM2016 Check out their blog!
Are you interested in becoming more connected with Youth M.O.V.E. National? Apply to become a member of our Board of Directors!
Youth M.O.V.E. National Seeks New Board Members National Opportunity Alert Youth M.O.V.E. National is opening up Board of Director recruitment effective immediately. Applications will be accepted from April 26 – May 13, 2016. We are looking for specific skill sets to fill these positions. Ideal ca...
Thank you for participating in #MOVEitForward today and for being #RockStar youth advocates each and every day - we appreciate you all more than we can express!
You are NOT your mental illness.
Youth advocates - what tips do you have for service providers regarding making info about accessing services more accessible for young people?
Preach it! A memo from youth to service providers. #MoveItForward https://t.co/6KuDVy5Poa
"Like" if you agree!
@YouthMOVEMiami Wonderfully said, Gustavo!
@AziebMusic We try, we try 😊
@C_w_Martin @YouthMOVEInd LOVE THIS 😍 Y'all are some rock stars, for real 👊💥
.@bergjo It's Johanna approved! You heard it here first, folks. Gotta plan the next one. #MoveItForward
RT @bergjo: Ummm... yeah! Keep sharing! And plan to join us next time - clearly there needs to be a next time! #MOVEItForward https://t.co/…
Keep answering! Thanks everyone for participating in our #MoveItForward twitter chat. We should do more of these… https://t.co/vcD0Tfezdj
RT @MZielinskiYMIN: @YouthMOVE #MoveItForward by participating in and supporting Youth and family councils like IN Youth and Family Subcom…
RT @NevadaPEP: @YouthMOVE #MoveItForward A6 Check their E-Mail inbox more frequently
RT @x0xchantellex0x: #moveitforward #in keeping me updated on a process when diagnosis being changed and new services being ordered. https:…
RT @YouthMoveMass: @YouthMOVE Rachel here! I have dealt with assumptions in services. I feel like providers shouldn't assume they know what…
RT @C_w_Martin: @YouthMOVE Get to know me. Gender pronouns, nuances, likes and dislikes. Help me feel safe as a peer who personally cares.…
RT @YouthMoveMass: @YouthMOVE Michael! Work together as a team with the youth/ young adult who you are helping.
RT @YMFWC: @YouthMOVE i've heard about some people say they can actually just text their providers, which i thought was pretty neat!
@YouthMOVEMiami Excellent point. Education is integral. #moveitforward
RT @YouthMOVEMiami: @YouthMOVE Some of the challenges posed with today's societies on finding the right services and support is the lack of…
A6: Actually, honestly, using texts to communicate would take pressure off me and ease a lot of my anxiety. #MoveItForward
Five minutes until show time - don't miss out!
Youth leaders - Have you been a part of a youth peer support program? What made it different than other programs or services?
Hey Youth MOVE Massachusetts & Youth MOVE Maine - how can young people get connected to youth peer support in your states?
Have you heard of screening for depression?
Join Youth M.O.V.E. National on Twitter from 3-4pm to Amplify Our Voices and share our experiences related to accessing mental and behavioral health services. Read below for more!
In celebration of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month, celebrated annually in May, Youth M.O.V.E. National will be hosting its first annual MOVE It Forward virtual day of engagement all day TODAY. This virtual day of engagement will take place on Twitter (using #MOVEitForward) and Facebook (@YouthMOVENational) and will be an opportunity for young people across the nation to stand up and speak out about their thoughts and experiences related to accessing mental and behavioral health services! Through out the day today, Youth M.O.V.E. National will be posting prompts so that YOU can provide your unique insights about the things that you have experienced while seeking supports and services. **Be sure to hop on Twitter from 3pm-4pm ET so that you can be a part of our first Twitter Chat and live tweet with us!**
Hey, Youth M.O.V.E. Nation! Here's the kick off question for our #MOVEitForward Virtual Day of Engagement: Where do youth go to receive help for mental health needs in your community?
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