Rep. Murt to host Minding Your Mind Forum in Hatboro

Sep 6, 2017 To the Editor: The start of the new school year is always an exciting time and full of anticipation and hope. It can bring with it concerns by parents and students about how stressful school life is at times. In the context of school, children can face enormous pressure to achieve good … Continue reading

Come To Me Campaign for National Suicide Prevention Month

Bill Savage, St. Joe’s Prep ’13 and Vanderbilt University ’17, has launched the second year of the Come To Me Campaign to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Inspired by his former lacrosse teammate and best friend at St. Joe’s Prep, Joe Walsh, Savage created the Come To Me Campaign to illuminate the depth and breadth … Continue reading

“13 Reasons Why” Recommended Resources

The Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” has been a popular topic of conversation among adolescents, teens, and their parents both in person and all over social media. The series has been praised by some for raising the issue of teenage suicide and providing a starting point for parents and children to have some important conversations. In … Continue reading

MYM’s Melissa Harrison Speaks with Fox29 Good Day about “13 Reasons Why”

The Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” has been a popular topic of conversation among adolescents, teens, and their parents all over social media since its premier on March 31. The show is based on the novel of the same name by Jay Asher, which tells the story of Clay Jenson and his experience in … Continue reading

A Celebration of Life: Philadelphia 2017

A Celebration of Life began in 2011 to honor the memory of Kyle Craig, a 21-year-old student at Vanderbilt University who took his life in May of 2010. Kyle was a dynamic friend to many; a bright, handsome, and gifted individual across music and athletics, but whose strength of character enabled his growing struggles to … Continue reading

MYM Speaker Drew Bergman a Finalist for 2016 Philly Health Hero

Minding Your Mind’s very own Drew Bergman is one of four finalists for the BeWellPhilly 2016 Health Hero challenge! He is the only finalist whose platform is directly related to mental health. If Drew wins this challenge, it will bring much-needed attention and awareness to the importance of making mental health as much of a … Continue reading

Keep Sound Minds President Becomes Part of Minding Your Mind

After eight years of substantive and relevant work within New Hampshire and Massachusetts, the founders and board of directors of Keep Sound Minds (KSM) have made the decision to dissolve the foundation and end outreach and other efforts in the near future. Based in New Hampshire, the nonprofit charity was founded in 2008 by Danielle … Continue reading

Minding Your Mind Brings Nationally-Renown Mental Health Education Programs to Massachusetts

Introductory Event Scheduled for November 16 at Newton Free Public Library Ardmore, PA (October 18, 2016) — Minding Your Mind, an organization whose mission it is to provide mental health education that can break the silence and end the stigma and destructive behaviors associated with mental health issues, is bringing its highly-recognized set of programs … Continue reading

Teen Suicide Rates in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

The Montgomery County (PA) Department of Behavioral Health recently released statistics on teen suicides in the county. “While the rate for 15-24-year-olds is lower than any of the adult age groups, it’s over 10 times higher than that of younger children,” as stated in the June 2016 report from the Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Task … Continue reading

Speaker Drew Bergman featured in SAVVY Mainline

We are so grateful to Caroline O’Halloran at SAVVY Main Line for her generous coverage of Drew’s powerful story. We are so proud of all of our speakers for the work they do and the truths they tell every single day. They change – and save – lives. Please take a moment to reach her … Continue reading