Exploring Youth Clubhouses, drop-in centers for youth in recovery from/at risk for substance use disorders, focusing on access, partnerships, & peer support.
COAST, a 24/7/365 access program in upstate NY, offers access to med-assisted treatment & wraparound services for substance use & mental health concerns
Dr. Joel Hudgins muses on up and downstream changes to Peds ED for emerging adults with mental illness. Higher numbers & acuity, too few beds, services, & staff
Mid-March,Casey didn’t often sound lucid or humorous. She spun a yarn and offered wisdom sporadically. Grateful for her impact on the patient-caregiver movement
Matt Neil, teacher, offers a hopeful story. Not focusing on mental health per se but on belonging and inclusion in a typically lonely time – high school.
Annie Schneider with Bipolar II, experiencing abrupt and slow simmering transitions from home, hospital, school. Develops agency, control, and trust. Powerful!
#3: Erika Blair, proud of son, Emeka Chima. Found professionals with lived experience, integrated teams, positive support & a sense of hope from other parents.