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Pathways RTC's newsletter featuring the latest news and research on youth and young adult mental health

September 21, 2021

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News from Pathways RTC

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"Moving On": New Pathways Comics and Study Guide

"Moving On," the new volume of the Pathways Comics series, explores how peer support, natural support and creative problem solving can help young adults find their own individualized paths towards goals they find personally meaningful. The companion Study Guide provides additional material and discussion questions designed to promote reflection and learning around these themes.

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August Consultation Recording: Supporting Culturally Responsive Practice

This final consultation web conference focused on the implementation of culturally responsive practices in organizations employing young adult peer support specialists.

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Interactive e-learning Tool: Youth-Driven Conversation – Avoiding Some Common Mistakes

This interactive module depicts a conversation between a young person and a provider of mental health services. At various points, the conversation stops and you are asked to pick from among different options for what the provider could say next. See how the young person reacts, and get feedback about why different options are more youth-driven than others.

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Stuff We Like


Webinar Series, Part 1: Employing Treatment and Environmental Interventions to Support Rural Populations

Date/Time: October 5, 2021, 10am PT / 1pm ET

Co-morbid mental health and social conditions increase the challenges related to providing effective mental healthcare in rural areas. This series will review practices that providers can utilize to address these challenges.

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Webinar: LEND A HAND: A Crisis Management, Triage and De-escalation Model

Date/Time: October 6, 2021, 10:30am PT / 1:30pm ET

LEND A HAND is a crisis management model that incorporates evidence-based best practices in safety and de-escalation to support people in crisis across a variety of contexts.

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Transgender Mental Health: Co-Conspiratorship

Date/Time: October 13, 2021, 9:30am PT / 12:30pm ET

This webinar provides a community-defined and evidence-based foundation for mental health providers serving queer and transgender communities.

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Webinar: Hidden from Happiness: The Epidemic of Sexual Minority Depression and the Science of the Closet

Date/Time: October 20, 2021, 10:30am PT / 1:30am ET

This webinar will focus on the repercussions for sexual minority youth of being in the closet – recognizing their sexual identity but not disclosing it to significant others.

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This activity is supported by a grant funded by both the National Institute of Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, and the Center for Mental Health Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services (NIDILRR grant 90RT5030). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL). The content does not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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