1. Asegurate Campaign: Partnership Aims to Educate Latinos about the Affordable Care Act

    The “Asegúrate” Latino media partnership, known as “Get Covered,” is a partnership between The California Endowment, a private, health foundation; Covered California, the state’s health benefit marketplace; and the largest Spanish-language media outlets, including Univision, Telemundo, and La Opinion-impreMedia. This innovative partnership aims to educate Latinos about the Affordable Care...
  2. Talk. They Hear You: Underage Drinking Prevention Campaign

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched “Talk. They Hear You,” a national campaign to provide parents, guardians, and communities with the information and resources they need to increase their awareness of the prevalence and risk of underage drinking and to address the issue of alcohol...
  3. Know the Signs: Bilingual Suicide Prevention Campaign

    California has launched a bilingual, mass media campaign, called Know the Signs, to raise awareness about suicide prevention. The campaign includes an informative website and television, print, online and radio ads on how to recognize warning signs and how to help those at risk. The campaign is focused on friends and relatives...
  4. SIMS Foundation: Mental Health Services for Austin Musicians

    Austin musicians often struggle financially and cannot afford mental health services when they need them most. Research shows that untreated mental illness can lead to incarceration, an inability to work, loss of housing and strained relationships, all of which effect our families as well as the greater community. SIMS provides a...
  5. Lakota Voice Project: Ad Campaign Takes Aim at Teen Suicide on Reservation

    Lakota Voice Project is a public service campaign started to help stem a tide of suicide among reservation youths. The radio and television messages feature Pine Ridge residents and focus on a message that hope can overcome bullying, dysfunctional home life and relationships gone bad on the reservation. Suicide is a leading...
  6. Austin LGBT police officers release “It Gets Better” video

    The Austin Lesbian and Gay Police Officers Association unveiled its own version of the “It Gets Better” viral video. The video features sworn and civilian Austin Police Department employees sharing their personal LGBT stories and experiences. Police Chief Art Acevedo also shared a message of support. “Being a gay woman growing...