Good information on mental health facilities help in Northern Colorado.
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Something to pay attention to parents.
Children’s Mental Health Youth Action Board
2015-2016 Application Instructions
The Children’s Hospital Pediatric Mental Health Institute is recruiting up to 8 passionate youth (ages 15-18) to participate as members of the Children’s Mental Health Youth Action Board (YAB). The board consists of up to 15 youth from across the Denver Metro Area who are interested in improving mental health in Colorado....
Goals of the Youth Action Board:
Advise Children’s Hospital Pediatric Mental Health Institute staff on projects and materials to improve patient care.
Raise the awareness of child and adolescent mental health issues in the communities we serve by creating a project each year that will support social change.
Develop the leadership and advocacy skills of each board member.
A young person ages 15-18
Interested/ passionate about youth mental health
Able to get to and from Children’s Hospital Colorado
Available on Tuesdays from 4:30pm-6:00pm starting October 6, 2015
Interested in making change
Time Commitment and Expectations:
The Youth Board will meet every other week starting October 6th. Meetings will be held on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm at Children’s Hospital Colorado in the Gary Pavilion, Aurora, CO. Travel stipends are available to youth who need to travel more than 10 miles to Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Aurora campus. Each selected youth will have the opportunity to participate in the 8 hour Youth Mental Health First Aid Training that may be held on a Saturday.
Complete the attached application AND include ONE picture that says something about you, your passion for children’s mental health, your family, or your community then e-mail both the application and picture to Heather.email@example.com by 5pm on September 11th.
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