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WASHINGTON, DC — In celebration of Mental Health Month, Amy Kennedy attended the first-ever Youth Mental Health Forum at the White House featuring First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, singer and actress Selena Gomez, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, and 30 young leaders from across the country....

In celebration of #MentalHealthAction Day, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2pm ET, The Kennedy Forum’s Education Director, Amy Kennedy, held a free Facebook Live session with Brightline behavioral therapist Lina Rodas, LCSW to discuss the most common mental health conditions in youth, what signs parents......

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Amid growing youth mental health concerns, more must be done to avoid a nationwide crisis, especially as children become older, a panel at Stockton University said Tuesday. “We’re seeing more issues with more children,” said local school nurse Victoria Druding, adding......

NEW YORK, NY – In Celebration of Women’s History Month, Nasdaq and Parity.org hosted a panel of women leaders to discuss the “E” in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I), with female executives from BestBuy, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) and Nasdaq. During their conversation about the continued......

WASHINGTON, DC – On March 29, The Kennedy Forum and the Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association (DLGA) hosted a special preview of Ken Burns’ new documentary, “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) headquarters in Washington, DC. The......

DOVER, DE — The Capital School District presented its new “multi-tiered system of supports” Wednesday, aiming to meet its students’ academic, social, emotional, behavioral and mental health needs. The state, led by Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long, began its Behavioral Health Consortium in 2019 to address......

We need to make sure that our elected leaders understand that there is no health without mental health—and that children need more resources in schools.