The Coalition brings together key sectors of the community to work on improving the way we serve youth mental health needs. Learn more at granthalliburton.org/iamhere.
I AM H·E·R·E draws together stakeholders in adolescent mental health to work on initiatives that strengthen the network of mental health resources for young people in North Texas.
Launched by Grant Halliburton Foundation in 2009, I AM H·E·R·E is a working coalition that focuses on four critical areas: Help, Education, Resources and Encouragement. The Coalition's works to improve mental health detection, promote treatment and strengthen resource services for young people in North Texas. Some of its projects include:
• Presenting conferences such as Beyond Bullying for paren
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Don't miss this great mental health conference presented by Grant Halliburton Foundation! Learn from leading mental health experts how to help youth overcome the tough issues impacting their lives.🚨
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🚨Our When Life Hands You Teenagers conference is just 2 weeks away on Wednesday, September 25! Join us and learn from leading mental health experts how to help youth overcome the tough issues impacting their lives.🚨
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Reminder! The I AM H∙E∙R∙E Coalition meets March 28 at 3 p.m. at Grant Halliburton Foundation. It may rain, but rain or shine, the Coalition meeting is still on.
This is the last meeting before the Windows to Hope conference––JOIN US!
"Do you know the signs and symptoms of depression? Recognizing them allows you to get the help you or a loved one may need to manage this condition." https://goo.gl/HJW2fu
How to Know the Signs and Symptoms of Depression From feeling worthless to not being able to sleep.
"...the only way to truly know whether a person will attempt suicide is to pinpoint what is happening in their minds. A new study may have uncovered a way to do just that." https://goo.gl/ngDcVD
Suicide could be predicted with brain imaging Researchers have created a machine-learning algorithm that was able to accurately predict suicidal ideation and attempts in a small group of participants.
"Queer and transgender students experience depression and consider suicide at four times the rate of their heterosexual and cisgender peers..." https://goo.gl/27d3zq
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BURGER KING | Bullying Jr. Scrawny. Short. Ugly. Fat. Weird. 30% of school kids worldwide are bullied each year and bullying is the #1 act of violence against young people in America t...
"Anxiety is the most common mental-health disorder in the United States, affecting nearly one-third of both adolescents and adults." https://goo.gl/qz4K6m
Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety? Parents, therapists and schools are struggling to figure out whether helping anxious teenagers means protecting them or pushing them to face their fears.
It's okay not to be okay.
9 Mental Health Reminders You Might Need After A Tragedy You’re not a bad person for needing to turn off the news.
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"Increasing numbers of academic studies are finding that mental health problems have been soaring among girls over the past 10 – and in particular five – years, coinciding with the period in which young people’s use of social media has exploded." https://goo.gl/nBexeF
Stress and social media fuel mental health crisis among girls NHS data shows 68% rise in hospital admissions because of self-harm among girls under 17 in past decade
"...while men face many of the same mental health issues that women do, they are far less likely to speak up about it and seek professional assistance..." https://goo.gl/M3dk25
Men's mental health must be taken more seriously - The Daily Texan Columnist Elizabeth Bratten argues that toxic masculinity prevents men from seeking mental health care.
Have you registered for Grant Halliburton Foundation's When Life Hands You Teenagers conference? It's next Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Plano Event Center. They have a GREAT lineup of expert speakers and authors including Ana Homayoun. Don't miss this. Register today at goo.gl/D8WF3V.
Doctors: Natural Disasters Like Harvey Can Harm Mental Health Of Survivors Experts say living through that kind of a disaster is physically and emotionally taxing.
Don't mis this vital conference! Register today: goo.gl/F21TnY.
I support the American Red Cross Please help the victims of Hurricane Harvey by making your financial donation to the American Red Cross' disaster relief services such as shelter, food, comfort, etc.
Thanks to all who attended our August I AM H·E·R·E Coalition meeting! Special thanks to our August Agency Spotlight Momentous Institute.
Join us next month on Wednesday, September 27 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Grant Halliburton Foundation.
The Foundation hit the road early this morning to attend the 2017 Texas Suicide Prevention Council in Austin. The Counsel is the result of a state-wide collaborative effort of community-based organizations, state and local agencies, academic institutions and many others who work together to reduce suicides in Texas.
Great tips for back-to-school wellness!
5 Mental Health Tips for Back to School - Ross Szabo I stared out of the window of the psychiatric ward in utter disbelief that my freshman year of college had ended, after only two months. I went to American University with so much hope. College was going to be the place where I moved forward with my life. A setting where I could meet new ...
Thank you for attending Beyond Bullying! This year's event was our biggest yet! We hope you enjoyed the conference and came away with resources and tools to address teen mental wellness in our community.
Links to download the keynote and breakout session handouts are available at IAMHEREcoalition.org.
We love this story of an entire school district stepping up to train students and teachers in QPR suicide prevention. Stories like these show what adult stakeholders in adolescent mental health stand to gain from educating themselves on mental health topics.
Does this get you even more excited for tomorrow?
Destigmatizing mental health starts in schools The number of young people suffering from depression has increased almost 40 percent in the last three years. And, as the Hamilton Southeastern School District has found, mental health issues are hard
Online registration for Beyond Bullying is now closed. If you didn't signup online you can register in-person tomorrow at the conference. Registration is still just $15 at the event.
WHEN: TOMORROW––Saturday, Aug. 12 • 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Region 10 Education Service Center
LOCATION: 904 Abrams Rd., Richardson, TX 75081
A sobering reminder that we have to do more.
New analysis shows suicide rates at 40-year-high for girls Suicide rates are up and have reached a 40-year-high for teenage girls, new CDC data shows.
"Instead of trying to become immune to other people’s stress, increase your susceptibility to catch other people’s joy."
How to Overcome Stress by Seeing Other People’s Joy If you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed, don’t cut yourself off from other people, says Kelly McGonigal. Instead, double down on your capacity for connection.
Don't forget to register for Beyond Bullying! The conference is less than two weeks away on Saturday, August 12 at Region 10 Education Service Center. It features outstanding keynote speaker Dr. Jeff Temple, three informative breakout speakers, a continental breakfast, and four CEUs—all included with your $15 registration.
Thank you to all who attended yesterday's I AM HERE Coalition meeting!
July's Agency Spotlight featured our friends from Fusion Academy Dallas and Fusion Academy Plano. Whitney and Christina shared great information about how Fusion develops the academic, social and emotional side of its students.
Join us on Wednesday, August 23 for our next Coalition meeting!
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I Am Here Coalition meeting, wrapping up the details for the upcoming Beyond Bullying Conference!
Are you coming? Saturday August 12th at the Region 10 Education Service Center.
This conference is a half-day back-to-school conference for educators, parents and professionals that features a dynamic keynote speaker and breakout sessions discussing the latest trends in bullying prevention.
Find out more here:
ICYMI: The Coalition meets today at 3 p.m. See you soon for our pies in July meeting!
Don't forget to register for BEYOND BULLYING soon. This is our best speaker lineup yet!
More presentations from the excellent 2017 Windows to Hope speakers are now available online for download. Check them out today!
Time is running out to register for Windows to Hope!
If you live or work with teens, you’ll find a world of helpful information at the Windows to Hope faith conference next Tuesday, May 2—including resources and tools to help you recognize and respond to teens who are struggling with negative coping behaviors such as alcohol/drug abuse, self harm, and anger toward themselves or others, as well as conditions.
Registration is now open for I AM H·E·R·E Coalition's Windows to Hope conference on May 2!
People who work with youth in places of worship are in a position to see when a teen or young adult is struggling with emotional or psychological issues. Windows to Hope can equip you to more effectively meet the mental health needs of teens and young adults.
Windows to Hope is a nondenominational conference open to all faiths.
The October I AM HERE Coalition meeting is next Wednesday, Oct. 26.
At this month's meeting we'll discuss and plan our new Coalition projects––Gun shop and firing range education as well as Windows to Hope 2017. Please bring your ideas and suggestions to give your input on these important topics.
After our October gathering there's just one more Coalition meeting this year and we hope to see everyone at these next two meetings.
Don't forget that our next I AM HERE Coalition meeting is Wednesday, September 28 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Grant Halliburton Foundation.
We plan discuss the feasibility of several new Coalition projects discussed at our August meeting:
• Gun shop education
• Translation of key resources
• Webinar library
• Mental health handouts for law enforcement
We hope you'll join us for snacks, conversation and big ideas next Wednesday!
This is a reminder that our next I AM HERE Coalition meeting is TODAY from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Grant Halliburton Foundation.
Fresh off the heels of a successful Beyond Bullying conference, we'll want to debrief on what went right and what we can tweak for next year's event. We'll also discuss new Coalition projects, so please come with suggestions you think would be great to tackle.
We hope you'll join us for snacks, conversation and big ideas this afternoon. See you soon!
Learn how to have an honest conversation about with children at the breakout session, "How to Talk So They Will Listen." You'll find this and more at the Beyond Bullying conference on Saturday, August 15! http://tiny.cc/beyondbullying
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