To significantly increase access to behavioral health supports through schools as measured by:
Promoting the development of behavioral health clubs in schools and colleges.
1. Develop a plan to recruit and adequately compensate young leaders to work on the project.
2. Create social marketing campaigns for identified student bodies. This includes purchasing necessary software to produce flyers, brochures, and other marketing materials, printing costs, travel costs, and any other cost directly related to the promotion of behavioral health clubs.
6/28/23: 4 youth, family members, and community partners met 6/24/23 and began planning the project. It was determined at that meeting that outreach and recruitment efforts would continue throughout the project.
10/9/23: Benchmarks updated to reflect a change in the trajectory of the project. Recruitment was difficult, so the team set that as the top priority.
By family-driven, we mean families have a primary decision-making role in the care of their own children as well as the policies and procedures governing care for all children in their community, state, tribe, territory, and nation.
By youth-guided, we mean young people have the right to be empowered, educated, and given a decision-making role in the care of their own lives as well as the policies and procedures governing care for all youth in the community, state, tribe, territory, and nation.