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Youth Mental Health

February 20, 2018

Lady Gaga’s Commitment to Mental Health Training Sets the Standard…

This article originally appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer. Read the original article. Ethan Sergey Neubauer – known as Sergei –…

Be The Difference, Born This Way Foundation, News, Youth Mental Health
December 29, 2017

LGBQ Youth Face High Risk of Suicide

LGBQ adolescents are far more likely to plan or attempt suicide than their heterosexual counterparts, according to 2015 survey from…

News, Suicide, Youth Mental Health
December 18, 2017

Mental Illness Leads to More High School Dropouts

Older teens living with depression are twice as likely to drop out of high school than their peers without depression,…

News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
December 12, 2017

The Unseen Victims of America’s Opioid Epidemic: Youth in Out-of-Home…

Being safe is about being seen and heard and allowed to be who you are and to speak your truth.…

Be The Difference, News, Youth Mental Health
October 20, 2017

Restoring Community in an Interconnected, But Lonely, World

“We are in community each time we find a place where we belong.” — Peter Block Our young people are…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Youth Mental Health
October 16, 2017

School Officer Becomes Youth Mental Health First Aid Ambassador

On a warm fall afternoon in Kansas Public School District #500, Officer Orlando Singleton takes a breather after helping another…

Be The Difference, News, Public Safety, Youth Mental Health
September 19, 2017

Even Teachers Need To Be Taught

Teachers today are called upon to do much more than just teach their area of expertise, whether its math or…

Guest Commentary, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
September 11, 2017

Confronting Mental Health at School: A Success Story

On her good days, Michelle was a ray of sunshine. On her not-so-good days, she was withdrawn, agitated and erratic.…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
September 8, 2017

How To #BeTheDifference in September

September is already underway and we’re continuing our focus on mental health at school as part of our #BeTheDifference campaign. Whether in…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 30, 2017

Why This New Study From Lady Gaga’s Born This Way…

In just two weeks, Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and the Benenson Strategy Group conducted over 4,000 interviews for…

Be The Difference, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
August 25, 2017

Changing Lives Through Mental Health First Aid Trainings

This article originally appeared in Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation’s Born Brave Blog. Read the original post here. “Thank…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Youth Mental Health