Our September Suicide Prevention Month “Lunch and Learn” sessions were a big success and we want to acknowledge our staff, volunteers, community partners, donors, and sponsors for making this new addition to our programming possible.
Finding balance between helping others and maintaining space for your own mental well-being is challenging, but possible. "Compassion fatigue" is a term that refers to when personal need for emotional support may outweigh capacity for kindness. The following article gives great exercises to 'replenish your empathy stores' to be able to avoid emotional burnout. ... See MoreSee Less
Child psychologists are emphasizing the importance of creating and maintaining social connectedness throughout the pandemic. Staying connected can greatly increase a young person’s resilience during these challenging times. Teens interviewed in this video echoed those same sentiments as advice they’d give to other young people who are struggling, saying they themselves have found opportunities to get outside and join virtual clubs. ... See MoreSee Less
Growing up through your tweens and teens isn’t easy, and the coronavirus pandemic has made it even more of a challenge. Launching a new series, Mental Health in America, NBC investigative and consum...
According to a survey conducted by Well Beings, youth indicated #mentalhealth as their top concern in their experience of this pandemic. To learn more from youth themselves and other experts, check out the following panel presentation tomorrow October 20th. ... See MoreSee Less
This livestream will begin on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 8 pm EST Download the Well Beings National Mental Health Resource Toolkit > The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of America’s young ...
Whatever you're going through right now, it doesn't define you. #KeepGoing
"Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on"-unknown
[If you're in Alameda County and you or someone you know needs support, we are here 24/7 at 1-800-309-2131, it's free and confidential. Youth can also text the word "safe" to 20121 between 4pm-11pm daily. Standard message rates apply. Outside of Alameda County can call 1-800-273-8255.]
[Image description: on the left side is a book being opened. Overlaid in black text, it reads, "Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on"-Unknown]. ... See MoreSee Less
Looking for a plant for your home? TODAY, our community partner, #PlanterDay will be having a sidewalk and in-store plant sale @ Uchi Furniture in #Berkeley (1325 San Pablo, Berkeley)from 1130-2pm. A portion of their proceeds are donated monthly to CSS! ❤️ Thank you #planterday!