This 4-part documentary film, Understanding Transition Age Youth, was developed in collaboration with partners in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) and ReMoved Films. This film will serve as a useful awareness raising and educational resource for young people, family members, and providers. Additional resources related to this film and our Center’s public awareness films website will be forthcoming soon.
A comprehensive list of mental health partnerships in California. Each Mind Matters is dedicated to strengthening the power of community and conversation to raise mental health awareness. One way we achieve this is through partnerships at the county, state and national level.
Why have societies historically placed a premium on kindness? How do human connections impact our physiology? Why do we keep needing to remind ourselves to be kind? And what would happen if an entire county were to embrace kindness? These are some of the questions posed by Orange County Superintendent Dr. Al Mijares in the latest edition of The Deeper Learning Podcast. In this first episode of 2018, Dr. Mijares takes listeners on a quest to learn more about kindness, reaching out to a number of prominent figures including neurosurgeon and author Dr. James Doty, Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, California State PTA President-elect Celia Jaffe and others.
Orange County high school seniors Kara Chu and Lily Freeman dive into a discussion on the immense pressure that high school students face. They cover the struggles of their generation and how they are working towards overcoming them. They then transition to the impact that COVID-19 has had on the well-being of teens and how they are coping with the anxiety, stress, loss, and disappointment due to the pandemic.
In this podcast, Dr. Adela Cruz discusses how students, parents and professionals in her district are coping and adapting as they return to school post-pandemic. As kids continue to return to the classroom, their new “normal” will look much different than it did pre-COVID. Dr. Adela Cruz discusses how students, parents and professionals in her district are coping and adapting.