Improving the Lives of Young People with Serious Mental Health Conditions Through Research & Training

EASA Connections Investigator Meets with Executive Director of Orygen

Posted 12-07-16

Tamara Sale (EASA Connections) recently met with Patrick McGorry, Professor of Youth Mental Health and Executive Director of Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Australia. Prof. McGorry recently wrote an article for Focal Point 2016: Early Psychosis Interventions.

New Tip Sheet for Young Adults on Policy Change in the Mental Health System

Posted 11-15-16

"Advice to Young Adults from Young Adults: Helpful Hints for Policy Change in the Mental Health System," a new tip sheet on policy change from the S/PAC project, is designed for use by youth and young adult led organizations that include young people with lived experience in the mental health system in their membership.

Tip Sheet: Helping Young Adults from Foster Care Succeed in College

Posted 09-21-16

This tip sheet from Pathways' FUTURES project addresses issues that can hinder young adults in their efforts to attend or succeed in college. The tip sheet offers strategies to college faculty and staff to support students from foster care to overcome these issues.

New Tip Sheet on Cross-System Collaboration

Posted 12-07-16

A new tip sheet from the PTTP project titled "Achieving Cross-System Collaboration to Support Young People in the Transition Years: A Tip Sheet for Service Providers" advises service providers on how to reach across fragmented services and systems to assist young people to achieve their goals.

Learning Community Webinar Recording

Posted 10-27-16

Tamara Sale (Project EASA Connections) recently participated in a Learning Community webinar hosted by FREDLA on the Role of Family-Run Organizations in responding to Early Psychosis. A recording of the webinar is now available.

Tip Sheet: AMP's Top Ten Tips for Engaging with Young People

Posted 09-09-16

This tip sheet from Pathways' AMP+ project advises service providers and others how to engage successfully with youth, using specific examples to illustrate effective (and ineffective) communication.