1. THIS is Housing First for Youth – A Program Model Guide

    Housing First for Youth (HF4Y) is a rights-based intervention for young people (aged 13-24) who experience homelessness, or who are at risk. It is designed to address the needs of developing adolescents and young adults by providing them with immediate access to housing that is safe, affordable and appropriate, and...
  2. Coalition Pilots Walking School Bus to Combat Childhood Obesity

    Healthy West Kendall is an initiative powered by West Kendall Baptist Hospital but driven by the community, with vision of becoming the Healthiest Community in Florida.  The goal is to inspire the residents to think differently about their health and the health of the community.  This includes from the food...
  3. Project Venture: A Positive Youth Development Program

    Project Venture is a Positive Youth Development approach, with a unique culturally-based group development process and does not focus on deficits, but on the positive behaviors and healthy lifestyles that National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP) wants young people to choose. Project Venture is a year long sequence of challenges and growth...
  4. School-Wide Restorative Practices

    This School-Wide Restorative Practices: Step by Step guide is written for educators, families, and community members who understand that traditional, punitive discipline policies and practices are ineffective, do not support students, and have a disproportionate impact on students of color. Created by the Denver School-Based Restorative Practices Partnership, this guide hopes to...
  5. Mommy Mentors Help Fight The Stigma Of Postpartum Mood Disorder

    According to the American Psychological Association, almost 15 percent of moms suffer from a postpartum mood disorder like anxiety or depression, making maternal mental health concerns the most common complication of childbirth in the U.S. And even though these mental illnesses affect millions of women each year, new research shows 20 percent of...
  6. Arts and Minds: Creatively improving Mental Health

    Arts and Minds is the leading arts and mental health charity in Cambridgeshire with a national reputation for contributing to the evidence base and policy developments around non clinical interventions for medical conditions. The charity has been running weekly art workshops for people experiencing depression, stress or anxiety for the past...
  7. Alano Club of Portland’s “Recovery Toolkit Series”

    The Alano Club of Portland has been a crucial presence in Oregon’s recovery support landscape since it was established in 1947, offering life-saving services on a no-cost basis to many who are unable to afford formal treatment. Initially, the Club served as a 12-step focused center, but its programming has...
  8. Healing of the Canoe Program Supports Tribal Youth Wellness

    Culturally Grounded Life Skills for Youth (Healing of the Canoe) is a curriculum for Native youth focused on suicide and substance abuse prevention. It was designed to be adapted by Native communities using community-specific traditions and beliefs to strengthen youths’ connection to their communities and cultures, and strengthen their hope...