On April 9, 2019, Ella Adams, a sophomore at Walt Whitman HIgh School, bravely testified before the Montgomery County Council in an effort to highlight the need for increased mental health resources for our students and the entire community. Ms. Adams’ testimony advocated for full funding of EveryMind’s crisis prevention and intervention education programs that raise awareness of mental health issues and provide our students and community with resources to help someone in crisis. We are proud and grateful for Ms. Adams’ support.
On February 28, 2019, Mona Kim, EveryMind’s mental health therapist at the Wellness Centers, appeared on Montgomery Week in Review to discuss violence, teen dating and resources available to the community.
On February 14, 2019, EveryMind’s Director of Human Resources, Kelly Collins, appeared on Montgomery Week in Review to discuss the importance of volunteering and the benefits it has on one’s overall physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Diana Barney, EveryMind’s Division of Youth & Family Services, discusses youth and mental wellness, including some important data and trends, as well as Youth Mental Health First Aid and resources for youth and families.
Jennifer Grinnell, EveryMind’s Division Director of Adult & Community Services, discusses National Suicide Prevention Month and EveryMind’s education and outreach efforts. Jennifer also discusses legislative briefings, interfaith forum with leaders and The “S” Word film screening.