Exhibitors of the 2021 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health
Learn more about children's books from Black authors, including:
- A Day I'll Never Forget by Dana Cunningham, PhD
- Embracing You by Sylvia McCree-Huntley, EdD
- The Fight by Brittany Patterson, PhD
- Giraffe Asks for Help by Nyasha Chikowore, PsyD
View the PDF with links and descriptions: Diversity in Children's Books
Learn more about child advocacy artist George Miller.
The mission of Erika's Lighthouse is to make sure no young person feels alone in their depression. They are dedicated to creating a community of empathy and education. They create upper elementary, middle school and high school mental health, depression and suicide awareness programs so educators, families and teens can create safe spaces to learn about mental health, letting students know they are never alone, and there is somewhere to turn.
- Classroom Programs: Skills-based, Evidence-Informed Depression Education
- Creating Inclusive School Cultures around Mental Health
Learn about the Maryland Family and Youth (MD-FYI) Interventions for Substance Use.
Healthy Transitions is a SAMHSA-funded grant that provides services such as supported education, supported employment, and mental health treatment to young people ages 16-25. Learn more about this work in Maryland with these slides and a narration from Dr. Sylvia McCree-Huntley: Maryland Healthy Transitions.
Download Flier PDF with Hyperlinks: MHTTC Exhibit
The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Their website contains a variety of helpful resources, including:
- 2020 Crisis Services Snapshot
- National Runaway Prevention Month
- National Runaway Safeline Fact Sheet
YouthLight offers essential resources for fostering Social-Emotional Learning for your learning loss recovery plan. Shop their resources by category.