We educate and support our community’s youth in the hopes of avoiding the burdens associated with more acute mental health diagnoses later. There are four educational programs.
YAG - Youth Advisory Group, for young people ages 16-25, interested in connecting with other young people who are passionate about increasing access to mental healthcare.
For more info, contact Gabriel:
Mental Health First Aid Training, a practical course customized for either adults, educators, or youth to learn the first signs of psychic mental health distress. More info or registration available at: bethedifferencesb.org.
Mental Health Matters, well-trained volunteers introduce 3,000 public school students in elementary, middle, and high school to basic facts about mental health.
More info at: mhmyouth.org.
Wellness Connection Council, trains high school youth to be part of Wellness Connection Council at their own HS and advocate for mental health resources and on behalf of their peers. Apply to the WCC by contacting Sophie: