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Minding Your Mind

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Causes: Mental Health, Mental Health & Crisis Intervention

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)

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Minding Your Mind is providing mental health education to adolescents. While this topic is often avoided, it is important that young adults learn the signs of symptoms of these illnesses as the age of onset is during the teen years.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Minding Your Mind provides mental health education to middle and high school students, their teachers and parents without cost to schools and other interested community organizations.