Mission: The Minding Your Mind Foundation leads initiatives to reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues among adolescents in middle and high schools as well as college students. Our outreach programs enlighten families and educators about the warning signs so often masked by normal adolescent behavior and promote open dialogue in schools and at home to encourage families to seek appropriate help.
Target demographics: schools and groups in the Northeast, especially middle school, high school, and college students
Direct beneficiaries per year: 60,000
Geographic areas served: United States
Programs: Speaker Program (provide free young adult speakers to schools and groups), Funding Research (at University of Pennsylvania), Community Outreach (spread our message and resources to the community), Annual Forum (provide free mental health education to the community)