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

January 11, 2022

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News from Pathways RTC

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National Survey on Family Support During Transition

This report summarizes findings from a national survey that focused on supports that families provide to young people with serious mental health conditions during transition. Families report providing financial, housing, transportation, crisis planning, job-related and other supports.

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Pathways to Employment After a First Episode of Psychosis

This journal article discusses how young adult study participants experienced self-stigma in response to a psychosis diagnosis in young adulthood and how this delayed their career pathways. Natural peer support was critical in restoring self-identity and career pathways.

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Advanced Topics for Youth/Young Adult Peer Specialists: Webinar Series

This series of webinars focused on practical strategies that peer support specialists can use to enhance their practice and maintain wellness. Pathways staff presented these webinars in collaboration with the Northwest MHTTC.

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Opportunity: Paid Advisory Position – Temple University

Researchers at Temple University are seeking young adults with lived experience of a serious mental health condition to advise a research project on supporting emerging adults with mental health conditions to participate in community-based leisure and recreation.

Contact Dr. Gretchen Snethen if interested »

Opportunity: Participate in Research on Residential Treatment

Researchers are seeking former youth residents of residential treatment facilities and their parents and caregivers to participate in a survey on experiences and perspective of the care received at the facilities.

Apply »

Opportunity: Post-Docs in Mental Health Services Research

iSPARC at UMass Medical School is taking applications for two post-doc positions, to start in September. Post-docs will work with faculty mentors to define their area of research focus, participate in ongoing research and grant submissions, complete pilot projects, and have opportunities for publication.

Apply »

Webinar: The Impact of Implicit Bias on BIPOC Populations

Date/Time: January 26, 2022, 10am PT / 1pm ET

Learn how to advocate for proactive approaches that eliminate barriers impacting people of color, promote racial equity, and advance cultural humility.

Register »

Webinar: Healing from Diet Culture and Body Dissatisfaction

Date/Time: February 2, 2022, 8am PT / 11am ET

This webinar will explore how diet culture has influenced the way society thinks about health and self-image, and how the Health At Every Size movement is dismantling those ideals to shift beauty standards and create equal access to healthcare for bodies of all shapes and sizes.

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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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