Featured Resources

Philanthropy and Youth Mental Health

Irfan Hasan, deputy vice president for grants at The New York Community Trust, recently authored an opinion piece on philanthropy’s role in addressing youth mental health.

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MetroWest Health Foundation’s Adolescent Health Survey

The MetroWest Health Foundation recently released the results from its 2021 MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey, a biennial survey of middle and high school students in the 25-region served by the foundation. Survey findings found that rates of vaping and marijuana use have declined but mental health issues and cyberbullying have increased.

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A Call to Connection

The Einhorn Collaborative recently commissioned A Call to Connection: Rediscovering the Transformative Power of Relationships, in partnership with Sacred Design Lab and Greater Good Science Center. The report combines scientific research on the power of connection, insights from ancient wisdom traditions, stories of impact, and recommended practices to help live more fully in connection with one another.

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Latest Resources

Philanthropy and Youth Mental Health

Irfan Hasan, deputy vice president for grants at The New York Community Trust, recently authored an opinion piece on philanthropy’s role in addressing youth mental health.

Read More →

Filling Youth Mental Health Gaps by Funding Innovation

The gap is widening between mental health care and our nation’s youth. The continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustices, and climate change are deepening this crevice and weighing on young people. The U.S. Surgeon General issued a stark warning on youth mental health, and doctors, hospitals, mental health organizations, and young people are also sounding the alarm.

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MetroWest Health Foundation’s Adolescent Health Survey

The MetroWest Health Foundation recently released the results from its 2021 MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey, a biennial survey of middle and high school students in the 25-region served by the foundation. Survey findings found that rates of vaping and marijuana use have declined but mental health issues and cyberbullying have increased.

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Reports

Blue Cross of Massachusetts Foundation: April 2022

The Blue Cross of Massachusetts Foundation recently commissioned two studies related to the American Rescue Plan Act, It also commissioned the third study, to understand whether Primary Care Providers identify a need for a behavioral health provider consultation program for adult patients with mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

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A Call to Connection

The Einhorn Collaborative recently commissioned A Call to Connection: Rediscovering the Transformative Power of Relationships, in partnership with Sacred Design Lab and Greater Good Science Center. The report combines scientific research on the power of connection, insights from ancient wisdom traditions, stories of impact, and recommended practices to help live more fully in connection with one another.

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Retrospective Report: Mental Health Policy Academy and Policy Fellow Initiative

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health released a retrospective report of their decade of investment in the Mental Health Policy Academy and Policy Fellow Initiative, which had the goal of bolstering the mental health and substance use policy workforce to make long-term systems change.

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Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts Announces $4.8 Million in New Grants

The FORE Foundation announced 11 new grants totaling $4.8 million as part of a new Innovation Program to support solutions to some of the opioid crisis’ most challenging problems, including professional education and training to address stigma, timely and actionable data, and supporting the transition from treatment to recovery.

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New Infographic: Climate Change Is Affecting Our Mental Health

The National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation released an infographic that highlights how climate change is affecting mental health and offers steps that can be taken to build mental health resilience.

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Realizing Parity, Reducing Stigma, and Raising Awareness

The Department of Health & Human Services, Department of Labor, and Department of the Treasury have released the 2022 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act report to Congress. The new report provides updates on compliance, enforcement, and consumer protection efforts.

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