Directing Change Sponsors

 

 Thank you to our Partners and Supporters

A big thank you to our Mental Health Thrival Kit Sponsors. These individuals, businesses, and organizations believe youth mental health matters. We are grateful for their sponsorship, and belief in our mission.

For more info about sponsorship, please visit our flyer or email Latisha@directingchange.org

California Counties and the Mental Health Services Act: Directing Change is part of statewide efforts to prevent suicide, reduce stigma and discrimination related to mental illness, and to promote the mental health and wellness of students. These initiatives are funded by counties through the Mental Health Services Act (Prop 63) and administered by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), an organization of county governments working to improve mental health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. For more information visit: www.calmhsa.org

Take Action for Mental Health: As part of California’s ongoing mental health movement, the Take Action for Mental Health campaign is designed to help you check in, learn more, and get support for your own mental health or the mental health of someone you care about. 

Your Social Marketer: Your Social Marketer dreamed up the Directing Change Program and Contest in 2011 and has had the privilege of implementing the program since then. Your Social Marketer supports Directing Change with (mostly) passion for social justice, but also in-kind hours and financial support.

Blue Shield of California: Blue Shield of California BlueSky Initiative enhances access, awareness and advocacy of youth mental health supports in collaboration with the California Department of Education and leading nonprofit organizations. BlueSky supports California youth mental health by providing access to clinicians in middle and high schools, training educators on the signs of mental health concerns and empowering students with in-person and online mental health support resources. Read BlueSky’s article about Directing Change here.

Survivors of Suicide Loss: Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL) reaches out to and supports people who have lost a loved one to suicide. Directing Change and SOSL are partnering to put on the 15th Annual Walk in Remembrance with Hope in Balboa Park (6th and Laurel) on September 12th, 2021.  Please join us as we walk in memory of a loved one and raise awareness about suicide prevention. Hope is just a step away. Learn more here!

If you are experiencing an emotional crisis, are thinking about suicide or are concerned about a friend call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline immediately: 1-800-273-8255This is a free 24-hour hotline.
Directing Change is part of statewide efforts to prevent suicide, reduce stigma and discrimination related to mental illness, and to promote the mental health and wellness of students. These initiatives are funded by counties through the Mental Health Services Act (Prop 63) and administered by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), an organization of county governments working to improve mental health outcomes for individuals, families and communities.
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