Youth mental health is in crisis. 1 in 4 kids were struggling with their mental health before coronavirus hit. Now add the stress and uncertainty of living through a pandemic. We have a crisis squared.
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Carmel Magazines’ Holiday 2019 cover story features Chris Harrison, the host of ABC’s “The Bachelor” and of our wonderful gala this year.
Chris has long been an advocate for youth mental health through his work with the Grant Halliburton Foundation of Dallas. So he immediately understood the importance of AIM’s mission.
“Many of today’s major social problems are rooted in mental health. If we can solve the mental health epidemic, we can solve a lot of society’s other problems.” Says AIM Youth Mental Health founder Susan Stilwell in an interview in the Summer/Fall issue of Carmel Magazine.
More 400 ad designs were submitted for this year’s AIM For Awareness Ad Contest — our biggest ever — and with help from the Carmel Sunset Rotary Club we displayed them all on Thursday, Oct. 24th at the Sunset Cultural Center.
On April 7, 2019, 23 enthusiastic riders gathered at Cyclebar Carmel Rancho for a CycleGiving ride benefitting AIM Youth Mental Health.
The event was a huge success, raising a total of $1,080 for youth mental health research.
A conference that will bring together mental health professionals to discuss youth mental health research and treatment is coming to the Monterey Peninsula in May, organizers announced this week.
The inaugural AIM Youth Mental Health Scientific Symposium will be a gathering of doctors from around the world, along with AIM’s scientific advisory board, for a retreat focused on research, early intervention and dissemination of the best treatments for youth struggling with mental health.
Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing large-scale investments in mental health care in California. A longtime vocal advocate for mental health care reform, Newsom’s state budget proposal, released January 10, emphasized the impacts of untreated mental illness on communities in California.
“In any given year, one in four families in California deal with a mental health condition,” said Newsom in an article he wrote on Medium in 2018. “It’s hard to think of a public policy issue not impacted by the state of mental healthcare.”
2nd Annual AIM for Awareness Ad Contest exhibition & reception. Special Guests: Congressman Jimmy Panetta, Judge Marla Anderson, Mayor Steve Dallas, Judge Stephanie Hulsey, Superintendent Nancy Kotowski speak on AIM’s Mission…Youth Mental Health.
AIM for Mental Health, an organization that devotes itself to the mental health of children, teens and young adults will hold its annual gala next month to raise funds for clinical research to find better treatments and cures, while raising awareness about the issue.
We AIM to build a movement devoted to the mental health of children, teens, and young adults by funding clinical research to find better treatments and cures, raising awareness, and improving access to effective treatments.
Meet the founder of AIM and learn what drove her and her family to form the organization.
Read the AIM January 2016 Progress Report Newsletter
The 2nd annual AIM for Awareness Walk & Rally was a huge success. Hundreds of people joined in the walk to raise awareness for mental health in youth.
“The whole purpose of the walk is to get kids out there so they’re aware of the symptoms and don’t get worried.”
AIM for the Cures Gala featured speakers involved in cutting-edge research at the nation’s top medical facilities and universities and legislative advocates.
AIM For Mental Health on the Monterey Peninsula held its AIM for the Cures on Aug. 13 and raised more than $500,000 to treat and find cures for children with mental disorders.
Filmmaker Peter Rodger speaks on his personal experience with mental illness in his family, and the importance of raising awareness and advocating for mental health research at the 2014 AIM for the Cures Gala.